How To Open Figma File In Figma

Figma is a popular cloud-based design tool utilized for interface design and prototyping, with the aim of facilitating team collaboration. This guide will demonstrate how to open a Figma file in Figma, whether you are a new user or in need of a refresher. Let’s begin!

Step 1: Log in to Figma

To start, open your browser and navigate to the website. Once you’re there, log in to your Figma account. If you do not have a Figma account, you’ll need to create one to proceed.

Step 2: Navigate to the File Browser

Once you’ve logged in, you will be taken to Figma’s file browser. The file browser is where you can access all your Figma files and projects. You’ll see previews of all your files, which are sorted by project. You can open a file by clicking on its preview.

Step 3: Open the Figma File

If the file you want to open is not in your recent files or projects, you can search for it using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply type the name of the file into the search bar and hit enter.

When you’ve found the file you want to open, click on it. This will open the file in a new tab in your web browser. You’re now ready to start editing in Figma!

Step 4: Open a Figma File from Your Computer

If you have a .fig file saved on your computer, you can also open it directly in Figma. Here’s how:

Click on the Import File button in the top right corner of the file browser.

This will open a dialog box. Locate the .fig file on your computer and click Open. The file will then be uploaded to Figma and opened in a new tab.


And there you go! You now know how to open Figma files directly in Figma. With this knowledge, you can easily access and edit your designs, whether they’re stored in the cloud or on your local device. Happy designing!