In this guide you will learn how to connect your Shopify store to the Synder app. Once you set up the integration, the app will account for your Shopify transactions in QuickBooks or Xero.

Important note1 : if you have manually created orders or Shopify POS (point of sale) orders, check out this and this guide respectively to learn how to set Synder to process them as well.

Important note 2: if your Shopify store accepts payments via different channels (e.g. PayPal, Stripe, etc.) you need to connect these payment platforms to Synder as well for the app to recognize all transactions and sync them successfully. Just click the Plus icon in the top-right corner and follow the already familiar steps. This will allow Synder to record fees amounts into your accounting company.

Once you’ve launched the Synder app and connected your accounting platform (you can always do so clicking Plus sign -> “Add QuickBooks/Xero company”), you will appear on the Step 2: Connect your payment processor page. If you already have other payment platforms connected to Synder and want to add Shopify to the list, click the Add sign in the upper-right corner (1) and select Add Payment platform (2):

Add sign in the upper-right corner and select Add Payment platform

That’s it!

To connect Shopify follow the steps below:

  1. Select Shopify in the dropdown on the Connect payment platform page
  2. Enter your Shopify store name in the tab below. Check what is the name of your store in your Shopify account (you can copy it from Shopify and paste into Synder).
  3. Click Connect
Shopify Synder Integration

Now you have done with the connections and you can proceed with the setup of the integration: you can go for either Option 1 (One-click setup) which is a recommended option and based on the flow the majority of the clients use. You will be able to get back to detailed settings at ANY time.

Alternatively you can use Option 2 – a detailed step-by-step config, do this only if you know what you are doing. Learn more about the settings in this guide.

proceed with the setup

The flow of the app: From now on your Shopify transactions will be synchronized to the Shopify Bank Account – a clearing account automatically created by Synder in your Chart of Accounts for storing all of your Shopify transactions in one place. And once money payout happens, Synder will create a transfer to your checking account for easy reconciliation.

Details on the settings: You can enable the Apply taxes setting for Synder to recognize tax details in each Shopify transaction and record them to QuickBooks.
Payouts (Shopify transfers of funds to your bank) information will be automatically recorded to the Checking account for quick reconciliation. You are to select your checking account in the dropdown right at the one-click setup step.

Congratulations! You have set up the integration between Shopify and Synder! Now feel free to check how it works. 

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