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Xero social sign in

You can enable users to sign up and sign in using their Xero credentials. To enable this, you’ll need a Xero app and some developer know-how.

Get your Kinde callback URL

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. In the Social connections section, select Add connection.
  3. In the window that appears, select Xero, then select SaveXero now appears in the Social connections list.
  4. On the Xero tile, select Configure.
  5. In the Callback URL section:
    1. If you use Kinde’s domain as your default, copy the Kinde domain URL.
    2. If you use a custom domain (and want to use it as the callback) select the Use custom domain instead switch and copy the Custom domain URL.
  6. Use the copied Callback URL to set up the app, see below.

Create and configure a Xero app

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  1. Create a Xero developer account. https://developer.xero.com/
  2. Verify your email when prompted.
  3. Select New app.
  4. Give the app a name and select Web app as the type.
  5. Add your company URL.
  6. Enter your Kinde callback URL in the Redirect URI field.
  7. Accept the terms and conditions and select Create App.
  8. Go to Configuration and copy the Client id somewhere you can access it later.
  9. Generate a Client secret and copy it immediately somewhere you can access it again. You will not get to copy it again.

Add Xero credentials to Kinde

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. On the Xero tile, select Configure.
  3. Paste the Client ID and Client secret from the Xero app into the relevant fields.
  4. Select which applications will allow Xero social sign in.
  5. Select Save.

Users will now see Xero as an option to sign up and sign in to the selected applications.