In Xero Practice Manager, you can merge clients which will automatically archive one of the clients.
In FYI you cannot merge clients in this same way. When using the merge feature in Xero Practice Manager, FYI does not have a way to know that one client was merged into another client. For example, in Xero Practice Manager, Client A is merged to Client B, this will delete the Client A in Xero Practice Manager and archive that client in FYI. The documents of Client A remain in Client A and will not be automatically transferred to Client B in FYI.
Use the following steps to move the documents from the archived client to the client in which they were merged in Xero Practice Manager.
- Use the merge feature in Xero Practice Manager to automatically archive one of the clients.
- Trigger a Client sync in FYI. This can be done by any user from the Clients list by clicking the Sync button. Refer to Sync in Clients List.
- In FYI in the Clients list, click the Archived button to display all clients (both active and archived). Refer to Archived Clients.
- Click the Client name to select the newly archived client in the Clients list.
- Display the Documents tab.
- Select all the documents and use the Bulk Update to refile the document to the active client. Refer to Bulk Updating of Filing Details.
All documents for the archived client will now appear against the active client in FYI.