Visio Web Access in SharePoint (in Microsoft 365) support extended

Originally published: November 3, 2020
Updated: November 11, 2020

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The retirement date for Visio Web Access in SharePoint* (in Microsoft 365) has been extended from September 30, 2020, to September 30, 2021. Go here for the original retirement announcement.

Microsoft recommends that customers migrate to Visio for the web.

This retirement will have the following impacts starting on September 30, 2021:

  1. Visio files from SharePoint Online (SPO) will continue to open in Visio for the web, but customers will not be able to switch to Visio Web Access.
  2. To embed Visio documents in SPO, customers using Visio Web Access part will need to migrate to Visio Online File Viewer part.
  3. Customers using Visio Services Web Access web parts with JS APIs will need to migrate them to Visio Online iFrame with new JS APIs.

For more information about this retirement, go here.

*Also known as Visio Services in SharePoint Online