Add SmartDraw to Microsoft Teams

SmartDraw's app for Microsoft Teams lets you continue the conversation with visuals where you already collaborate with your team. You can easily add existing diagrams to your channels or create brand new diagrams everyone can work on. The SmartDraw app gives you all the power of SmartDraw at your fingertips inside a familiar Teams interface.

Get the SmartDraw App for Microsoft Teams

  • Install the SmartDraw app for Teams from Microsoft AppSource. Click here to go to the marketplace.
  • When prompted, authorize SmartDraw to be able to create and edit files in Microsoft Teams.
Add the SmartDraw app

Get the Free SmartDraw Add-On for Microsoft Teams

Create a SmartDraw Tab

Once installed, you can search for SmartDraw under Apps in your Teams instance and click "Add" to make it available for your personal tab.

To add SmartDraw as a tab in a shared channel, click to Add a tab and search for the SmartDraw app on the new tab.

You can now open any existing SmartDraw diagram or create a new diagram as a tab in your channel.

Anyone in the channel can comment or edit your document to facilitate faster communication.

Add SmartDraw tab

Add a SmartDraw Diagram to Your Team Channel

You will also be able to add SmartDraw diagrams directly in your channel.

First, select the SmartDraw icon from the new tab dialog.

Next, you can add any of your existing diagrams from the list displayed. You can search your entire collection using the search tool.

Open an existing diagram in Teams

You can also create a new diagram. Click the New Diagram button and choose from the list available.

Create a new diagram in Teams

By default, the new diagram will be named after the template type selected. You can rename your diagram now or at any time in the future.

Click Save to load the SmartDraw editor in your Teams tab and start drawing.

Rename your new diagram

SmartDraw fits right in with your existing workflows so you can continue to plan, design, and discuss and your team stays on the same page without any administrative effort at all.

SmartDraw inside Teams

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