How do I activate the bank «UBS» bLink?

Have you already set up your bank account in bexio and would you like to create a link to your e-banking now? Once the link is created, you will be able to automatically import your bank transactions into bexio and submit outgoing payments to your e-banking.

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Using the bank «UBS» bLink

Quick Info

In this article, you will learn just how easy it is to synchronise your UBS account with bexio as well as how to balance transactions and submit payments.


Configuring data transfer: Activateb.Link in e-banking and allow bexio access
File format for payments: pain.001 
File format for account statements: Camt.053 in Line (must be activated in e-banking)
  • Only one UBS contract at a time can be linked to a bexio account. 
  • QR ready interface
  • Automatic sync of transactions overnight
  • Transactions are always available on the following day
  • Date filter (retroactive import of transactions) max. 5 days in the past
  • Payments triggered via the interface are always carried out as a collective booking
  • Authentication via UBS Access app

Setting up a bank account

First, you need to create your UBS bank account in bexio. You can then link the bexio bank account to the e-banking bank account as follows:


Activating the camt.053 account report in your e-banking with UBS

Before activating the bLink interface, you must ensure that you have activated the correct camt account report for each account. This only applies to those accounts that you want to connect to bexio.


If the activation of the camt.053 report in your e-banking does not work (e.g. button "order new report" does not appear), please contact UBS support at 0848 848 062 stating: 

"I am a bexio client and would like to activate bLink. Unfortunately this does not work. Please check the offerings in my e-Banking."  


Under Payments > Report settings, check whether a camt account report has been activated. 


For camt.053 account reports:

Click on Details and check that the following settings are enabled.


If your settings do not match the display above, please adjust them via Edit .


For camt.052 or camt.054 account reports:

Please delete the existing report and set up the correct report with the camt.053 so that the interface can operate properly. 


Set a new camt.053 account report via "Order new report".

It is important to note that if you have not yet stored any files and you activate them, they will not be available until the next day; the data will be created overnight. 



First select the desired camt report (camt.053), then the report settings will be configured.


The exact report settings can be found in the figure at step 1 above.

Finally, select the accounts for which the desired report is to be set up. Please activate the bank statement only for those accounts that you want to connect to bexio.


When saving the report configuration, the camt messages are displayed in the overview (page refresh necessary) and created at the next due date. Please note that the adjustments are made at account level and apply to all accounts if there are multiple e-banking contracts.

Linking the bLink interface

After successful activation of the camt.053 account report, you can activate the bLink interface. To do this, please switch to bexio.

Open the
Banking section, go to your UBS account and click on Connect e-banking.


You will receive a dialogue with a note telling you that you will now be redirected to UBS e-banking. Click on "Go to UBS" to continue. Identify yourself with your Digital Banking contract number.


You will be redirected to a UBS login window where you can enter your contract number.



Confirm this via the Access App. Two consecutive confirmations are required stating that you want to connect your UBS accounts to a third-party provider.

Access Card does not work for this process; you must do this via the Access app.



Activate the banking relationship between your UBS bank and bexio software. Then click on "Next" below.


In addition,
confirm your selection in your e-banking so that payment information and payments may be shared with bexio, then click "Next" below. 


The final step is clicking on Connect below; you will then be automatically redirected to your bexio account.


the bank account to the existing bexio bank account or to a new bexio bank account. Bank accounts that you do not need to use in bexio can be ignored using the "Ignore this bank account in bexio" option. It is essential that all bank accounts are either linked to a bexio bank account or explicitly ignored.


After this, all available transactions will be imported from your e-banking to bexio. A dialogue will show you how many transactions have been imported.



Are you unable to activate online?

Have you activated your Access app and, after successful confirmation in the Access app, are you still being asked to contact Support?

Please contact Digital Banking Support on 0848 848 062 (from abroad +41 848 848 062) to activate your accounts for automatic bank balancing.

Support in other languages at UBS:

EN: 0848 848 064
FR: 0848 848 061
IT: 0848 848 063




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