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Use Box on a Mobile Device

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If you attempt to access Box from a mobile web browser, it will always redirect to, the Box mobile site, even if you typed in the address for Cornell Enterprise Box ( It is not possible to use Cornell credentials to log in to the Box mobile site. 

There are two ways to access your Cornell Enterprise Box account from your mobile device:

Option one: Install the Box app for your device
Apps can be downloaded from the app stores for the major mobile devices. Once you have installed the app, by default, it will try to log into a standard Box account. To get to the Cornell login, select More login options and enter your university email address. You will be redirected to the Cornell Enterprise Box login.

Option two: Log in to the mobile web site
In your mobile browser, go to To log in, click Log In, then type only your email address without the password and click Log In. You'll be taken to the CUWebLogin page. Log in with your NetID and password. You will enter the mobile web site. It also provides you with a button to view the full site instead of the mobile site, at the bottom of the page.

To see videos about using Box on mobile devices, visit Box's YouTube site.

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