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

Originally published: November 3, 2020
Updated: September 27, 2021

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The status of Visio Web Access in SharePoint has changed. The service remains supported, but is deprecated.

The retirement date for Visio Web Access in SharePoint* (in Microsoft 365) will be announced in the future.

Microsoft recommends that customers migrate to Visio for the web.

Once retired:

  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.

Go here for more information.

*Also known as Visio Services in SharePoint Online

Change log

September 27, 2021
UPDATED: Support end date removed. Service has been deprecated, but is still supported.