• Zach Pfeffer

Use draw.io in Google Drive (and Get Rid of draw.io )

This post lists step by step instructions for using draw,io in Google Drive. It also list how to get rid of it.


Google Drive has you CONNECT to an app you want to use (install the app) and DISCONNECT from an app you don't want to use (uninstall).


Connect draw.io (or any app)

Step 1: Click New

Step 2:

A. Click More

B. Click Connect more apps

Step 3:

A. Type draw and hit ENTER on your keyboard

B. Click the CONNECT button next to draw.io Diagrams

Step 4:

A. Look for the green checkmark in the corner of the draw.io entry

B. Ensure the checkbox is checked to use draw.io Diagrams as the default app to open files in can open

C. Click OK

Step 5: Click the x

Step 6: Check that you can access draw.io

A. Click New

B. Click More

C. Click draw.io Diagrams

Disconnect draw.io (or any app)

Step 1:

A. Click the gear icon

B. Click Settings

Step 2:

A. Click Manage Apps

B. Click the OPTIONS drop down

B. Click Disconnect from Drive

Step 3: Click DISCONNECT

Step 4: Click DONE


  • Steps to remove apps from Google Drive found at [link]

  • Drive logo from [link]