Visio Viewer for iOS Frequently Asked Questions

Note: The information in this article applies to the latest version of Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone. Like most apps, Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone are frequently updated to add new functionality and improve existing features. Please check back periodically for updated questions and answers.

What can I do in Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone?

  • View files from OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint

  • View files received as email attachments

  • Pan or zoom

  • Turn layers on or off

  • Copy the current view of a Visio diagram as an image and paste it in another app

  • Share a Visio file as a link or attachment

  • Find text in a shape

  • Save a copy of a file on your device or the cloud

  • Print a Visio diagram to a compatible AirPrint printer.

Before you begin

To use the Visio Viewer for iPad or Visio Viewer for iPhone app, you'll need one of the following devices running iOS 9.0 or later:

iPad

  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch

  • iPad Pro 9.7 inch

  • iPad Air 2

  • iPad Air

  • iPad 4th generation

  • iPad 2

  • iPad mini 4

  • iPad mini 3

  • iPad mini 2

iPhone

  • iPhone 7

  • iPhone 7 Plus

  • iPhone 6s

  • iPhone 6s Plus

  • iPhone 6

  • iPhone 6 Plus

  • iPhone SE

  • iPhone 5s

  • iPhone 5c

  • iPhone 5

How do I install Visio Viewer for iPad or Visio Viewer for iPhone?

  1. Open the App Store.

  2. Enter Visio in the search box, and then tap Search.

  3. Select the app, Visio Viewer, published by Microsoft.

    Visio Viewer for iOS icon

  4. Tap the download icon. You'll see a progress icon as the app is installed.

How do I sign in?

  1. Tap the Visio Viewer app on iPad or iPhone to open it.

    Visio Viewer for iOS icon

  2. Type the personal Microsoft account or work or school account associated with your Office 365 subscription, and then tap Next.

How do I get started?

Once signed in, you can access any Visio files stored on OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint. If you share a Visio file from any other app, such as Outlook, you can view that file in Visio Viewer for iPad or Visio Viewer for iPhone.

Tip: If you don't see the files you want, tap Add a Place to connect to the OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint account you need.

What are the supported file types for Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone?

Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone support Visio files in .vsd or .vsdx format.

In what languages are Visio Viewer for iPad and Visio Viewer for iPhone available?

  • Arabic

  • Japanese

  • Chinese (simplified)

  • Korean

  • Chinese (traditional)

  • Norwegian

  • Czech

  • Polish

  • Danish

  • Portuguese

  • Dutch

  • Portuguese Brazilian

  • English - United States

  • Romanian

  • Finnish

  • Russian

  • French

  • Slovak

  • German

  • Spanish

  • Greek

  • Swedish

  • Hebrew

  • Turkish

  • Hungarian

  • Ukrainian

  • Italian

How do I send feedback about Visio Viewer for iPad or Visio Viewer for iPhone?

We want to hear from you about your experience with Visio Viewer for iPad or Visio Viewer for iPhone. Please use any of the following ways to send your comments and suggestions to our product team:

  • Tap the File icon, and then tap Send Feedback.

    Screenshot of Send Feedback link in Visio on iPad

  • Visit the Visio UserVoice forum to provide suggestions and vote on ideas that others have already submitted.

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