This article will cover what Xero Backup stores, as well as the sync frequency.


  • Interest in Xero Backup

The Process

Xero Backup will store the below in the Cloud with indexing:

  • Contacts
  • Debtor Invoices
  • Creditor Invoices
  • Bank Transactions
  • Journals
  • Manual Journals
  • Financial Statements
  • Files/Attachments for invoices/purchase orders

The sync frequency for Xero Backup will be every hour with a 1 year retention. This will be expanded to hourly syncs along with longer retentions.

Please note at this time if you do delete the Xero Backup from your customer it will only be retained on our servers for 48 hours.