Use Dropbox to store diagrams

Dropbox is a popular cloud platform for storing and sharing files. You can use your Dropbox cloud account to store your diagram files.

Dropbox limits third-party apps like to only storing files below the app folder, which are not shareable, which may limit collaboration, but is still useful when you need to diagram across multiple computers and share a diagram storage location.

Start diagramming in Dropbox now

  1. Go to our online editor and select Dropbox as your storage location.
    Select the location where you want to save your diagram files
  2. Click Create New Diagram to start a new diagram and store it in your Dropbox account.
    Create a new diagram or open an existing diagram file stored in Dropbox
  3. Edit the diagram name, select a template if you want, then click Create.
    Create a new diagram or open an existing diagram file stored in Dropbox
  4. If you aren’t logged into Dropbox, or if you haven’t previously authorised to use Dropbox, follow the prompts to log in and grant permission.
    Authorise to access diagram files stored in your Dropbox account

Authorise to use Dropbox

  1. Sign into your Dropbox account.
    Sign into your Dropbox to authorise to use it as a storage location
  2. Click Allow to create a folder for your diagrams under the app folder in your Dropbox, and allow to access and edit the diagram files stored in it.
    Allow to use Dropbox as a storage location for your diagram files

Disconnect from Dropbox

If you no longer want to store or access your diagrams in Dropbox, you can revoke the authorisation.

  1. In Dropbox, click on your profile, then on Settings.
  2. Click on the Connected apps tab, expand the entry, then click Disconnect. This does not delete your diagram files, it only revokes the permissions to use Dropbox with
    Disconnect from Dropbox