Xero Bank Accounts – How to Deactivate a Bank Feed


If you have a bank feed set up in Xero for your bank account, you may need to deactivate it for some reason. This is easy to do. In this tutorial, we will deactivate a feed for a bank account in Xero.

Bank Accounts Section in Xero

To get to the right area of Xero, go to Accounting → Bank accounts from the main menu:


How to Deactivate a Bank Feed

To deactivate the automatic feed for a live bank account in Xero, find the account in question and click on Manage Account → Deactivate Feed in the drop-down menu on the right-hand side:


A pop-up box will appear warning you that transactions will no longer automatically import into your bank account in Xero if you deactivate the feed. The pop-up box also lets you know that you can re-activate the feed at any time. When you are sure you want to proceed, click on Deactivate:


You will now be taken back to the main Bank Accounts screen. Here you should see a message and a green button telling you that automatic bank feeds are available for this account. If you see this message, you have successfully deactivated your feed:


That’s all you have to do to deactivate a bank feed in Xero. As mentioned before, you can re-activate the feed any time you like. To find out how to activate a bank feed in Xero, see this tutorial.

You’re All Set!

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