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Connecting Cin7 to Xero

Last updated 01/10/2020

Connecting Cin7 to Xero is simple, this article explains the process.

Adding the Xero Module to your account

Before connecting, you will need to add the Xero module to your Cin7 account.

To add the module:

  1. Whilst logged in as an Administrator, from the left navigation, click App Store.
  2. From the App Store, select Accounting then click Xero.
  3. Click Request App Installation.
  4. Click Install

The module can now be found from the left navigation, under the Accounting menu.

Connecting Cin7 to Xero

Once you have added the module, you will need to connect Cin7 to Xero.

This process will require you to log in to the account you intend to use with Cin7. Make sure you are logged out of all other Xero accounts you may have before you start.

  1. Whilst logged in as an Administrator, from the left navigation, click Accounting, then Xero.
  2. From right, Click "Click to Connect"
  3. Log in to your Xero account when prompted.
  4. Click Authorise to allow integration access.
  5. You will be directed back to Cin7.

Your Cin7 account is now connected to Xero.

Configuring the Integration


For information about configuring the connection, please see the following article that applies to your accounting method:

For help with choosing the best accounting method for your business, please see Perpetual Method and Periodic Method.


How do I link Xero Cost Centres in Cin7?

Cin7 links with one cost centre in Xero. However, you can link additional cost centres using alternative GL account. These can be applied against contacts, products, and orders. Please see Setting Up Alternative GL Accounts.