So what’s PocketLion? PocketLion is a native universal 3rd-party iOS client app for PocketSmith, an online financial tool for tracking bank and credit card transactions, budgets, cash flow.

PocketLion uses native APIs provided by PocketSmith to interact with your profile, account and transaction data on your iOS devices. PocketLion allows access your financial data on-the-go, fully edit your transactions, perform splits, assign categories and labels, view trends and budgets.logo_pl_round

Watch this short video demo of PocketLion

In order to sign in to PocketLion either a free or a paid subscription for PocketSmith is needed.

17 thoughts on “Welcome to PocketLion

  1. Brian Hardy says:

    The cash flow report doesn’t allow you to view the future….it should. I couldn’t care less as to where I’ve been. Much more interested I knowing where I’m headed. The ps site allows years in the future so the information is there, just needs to be integrated into the app. Would also be nice to have access to the calendar feature as the ps site doesn’t do well in iPhone Safari. Make those changes and it would be a home run!

    1. gabor says:

      Hi Brian. Thank you for your feedback. The future cashflow in PocketSmith only shows you what would happen in your budgets.
      This can be useful as well I will see if the API supports providing this data.

    1. gabor says:

      Hi Peter. Poscketsmith currently does not expose the shared accounts functionality via their API unfortunately. I’ve asked for this a while ago because another PocketLion user was interested as well.
      There was no timeline given as to when this may become available.
      I will follow up again.

  2. rora002 says:

    I love the app, although I find in the last 6 months that the app does not maintain a connection with Pocketsmith; I need to re-enter my details each time I open pocket lion. More recently, I am having issues where all I see is a blank screen, so the app had become completely unusable. Any updates in the near future?

    1. gabor says:

      Thanks for reporting this. I haven’t personally experienced this. PocketLion always reconnects for me at least except maybe once or twice a month. The refresh token is valid for a week as far as I know and as long as you use it once or twice a week it should not ask you for the password.
      How often do you use the app?
      Do you kill it from the multitasking screen or let it run in the background?

  3. Jess says:

    I’m wondering if you have plans to expand the app for the android network? My husband has a Samsung phone and it would be useful if he too could access Pocketlion.


    1. gabor says:

      Hi Jess. I was planning on making an android version but didn’t get around to it. So unfortunately nothing immediately coming up.

  4. Russell Goodbrand says:

    Hi there. I am having trouble opening the app, I log in with my PIN or finger print and just get a blank screen on my iPhone. I’ve tried deleting and reinstalling the app but the problem remains. Any help would be useful. Great app but haven’t used it in a while for this reason.

    1. gabor says:

      Hi Russel. Are you able to login to the pocketsmith web site with your username and password?
      What colour is the blank screen?
      Can you swipe from the left edge to reveal the menu?
      Sorry this stopped working. We will try to figure it out.

      1. Russell Goodbrand says:

        Ah hah. Swiped from the left of the screen as you suggested and all was revealed. Managed to log in and it’s working fine now. Thanks for the prompt response. Sorry I didn’t contact you sooner.

  5. John says:

    Are there any updates planned soon? Seems that there were some rather continuous updates then nothing for a while now. I’m hoping that means there are some new enhancements coming!

    PocketLion is really great, I’m really liking the functionality.

    P.S. if you’re looking for beta testers I would be happy to help. Also, would be happy to pay more for the app to support continued development, if that would help.

    1. gabor says:

      Hi John,

      Thank you for the kind words. Yes, there are a few fixes and updates that were ready since early August but I had no time to thoroughly test due to day-time-job commitments. I can definitely add you to the beta tester group, just send me your AppleID email address to

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