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Box for iOS Help Center

You will need to have logged into Box via the web before using this app.


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  1. Install the Box application from App Store and open the application.
  2. Choose Log In.
  3. Select Use Single Sign On (SSO) under the Log In button. (Click image below for screenshot.)

  4. Enter your full UMBC email address.
  5. Click Log In.
  6. Enter your email address, username, or campus ID and password and choose Log In.
  7. The Box app will display your files.


Recommended Security Settings

  • Turn off the Keep me logged in setting
  • Turn on Passcode/Pin Lock
  • Set your phone to require the passcode after 5 minutes.

Basic Navigation

Remember, you are responsible for any files you share or download to a device locally from your Box account!

  • Updates - Shows any updates made to files and folders within your Box account.
  • All Files - Shows all files and folders on your Box account.
  • Favorites - Contains files that have been saved for offline access by tapping the "Favorite for Offline" option.
  • Upload - Allows you to upload photos or videos from your phone or create a new folder in your Box account.
Tapping the file or folder name will allow you to:
  • Access the file
  • Access the files contained in the folder
Tapping the arrow next to a folder or file will allow you to:
  • Favorite to download file or folder to your iPhone or iPad for offline use
  • Share the file or folder
  • Preview (if applicable)
  • Create a subfolder
  • Upload a file to the folder
  • View Comments
  • Open the file in another Box-supported app
  • Print the file (if supported)
  • Delete the file (under More...)
  • Rename the file (under More...)

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