How Do I Add Components to Assets in Figma?

When designing interfaces in Figma, one of the most powerful features you have access to is the ability to add components to assets. Components allow you to create reusable elements that can be used across multiple designs or projects, saving time and effort. With components, you can quickly adjust the look and feel of an interface without having to rebuild it from scratch.

Adding components to assets in Figma is a straightforward process. To begin, select the asset you want to add the component to.

From there, click on the “+” icon at the top-left corner of the asset’s window. This will bring up a dropdown menu with all of your available components.

Once you select a component from this list, it will be added to your asset. You can drag and drop it into position or resize it however you like. Additionally, if you want to customize any part of your component, simply double-click on it and make any changes necessary.

Finally, if you need to make changes that affect multiple instances of a component at once (for example, changing its color or font), simply select all instances of that component and make your desired edits.


Adding components to assets in Figma is an easy process that allows for quick adjustments while saving time and effort. All you need to do is select your asset and then click on the “+” icon at its top-left corner.

From there, select a component from the list that appears and drag-and-drop or resize it into place as needed. You can also double-click on individual components for more detailed customization options. Finally, selecting all instances of a component allows for simultaneous edits across multiple copies.