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Starling Bank Feed

Who are Starling Bank?

Starling Bank is a mobile only bank account, available to sole traders, limited companies as well as offering individual and joint bank accounts too. Starling is one of the challenger banks launched in recent years, but unlike some it has a banking licence and offers FSCS Protection too.

Setup your Starling Bank Feed on QuickFile

Please Note: You will need an active “Automated Bank Feed” subscription (£15 + vat per year) to setup a new Starling bank feed.

  1. If you have not done so already go to your bank management area and create a new current account for Starling Bank.

  2. Make sure to set the bank name as “Starling Bank” in the drop down list.

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  3. Once created click to view the bank statement for Starling, then click “More Options” and “Setup a direct feed”.

  4. Click on “Connect” to be taken to the Starling Bank authorisation page.

  5. Open the Starling Bank app on your phone and go to the Marketplace


    Image is for Android. iOS may vary

  6. Select the 3 dots in the top right corner and tap Authorise Application


    Image is from Android. iOS may vary

  7. Scan the QR code on your screen and authorise the app on your phone.

  8. The set up is complete and you’ll be taken back to your QuickFile account, where you will see a confirmation message to confirm this is connected.

Closing Points

Here are a few things to note when connecting your Starling Bank account to QuickFile.

  • The feed will start importing bank transactions from the date the feed was connected. Transactions that take place prior to this will not be imported by the feed but can be imported from a CSV file. To do this, go to the Account Management area of your Starling app and tap on Account Information. Here you can view your statements and export them as .csv.

  • QuickFile will only use the necessary API methods to retrieve bank account and transaction data. It is a read-only integration, no transactions will be initiated with this API.

  • You can revoke access at any time by deleting your feed on QuickFile or by deleting the authorisation from the Starling Bank app.

  • Transactions will appear in your account in real time. That is, as they happen on your account, they will appear on your QuickFile bank statement.

  • If a reversal or failed charge happens, we will not delete your original transaction, but instead create a new transaction reversing the original, which you can then tag as you wish.

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