Open and edit diagrams stored in Dropbox

Make sure you have logged into your Dropbox account and authorised ( to store and edit diagrams stored there.

  1. Go to and click Open Existing Diagram. If you are already in the diagram editor and using Dropbox to store your diagrams, select File > Open from the menu.
  2. Navigate to the diagram file in your Dropbox folders, select it, then click Choose to open it in the editor.
    Open a diagram stored in Dropbox in the editor

Note: If you have stored a diagram file outside of the app>drawio folder, will copy it on an automatic save. This is because Dropbox only allows to store data in this specific folder.

You don’t need to manually save your diagram after you make changes to it - will save a new version of your diagram regularly while you are editing.

Work with your diagram’s revision history in Dropbox