Visio Viewer for iPad Frequently Asked Questions

Note: The information in this article applies to the latest version of Visio Viewer for iPad. Like most apps, Visio Viewer for iPad is 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?

  • 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 app, you'll need one of the following devices running iOS 9.0 or later:

  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch

  • iPad Pro 9.7 inch

  • iPad Air 2

  • iPad Air

  • iPad 4th generation

  • iPad 3rd generation

  • iPad 2

  • iPad mini 4

  • iPad mini 3

  • iPad mini 2

  • iPad mini

How do I install Visio Viewer for iPad?

  1. Open the App Store.

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

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

How do I sign in to Visio Viewer for iPad?

  1. Tap the Visio Viewer for iPad app to open it.

  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 with Visio Viewer for iPad?

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.

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?

Visio Viewer for iPad supports Visio files in .vsd or .vsdx format.

In what languages is Visio Viewer for iPad 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?

We want to hear from you about your experience with Visio Viewer for iPad. 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.

See Also

Visio Viewer for iPad Help

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