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You can download files or folders from Box to your computer or device. You may want to do this when the content no longer needs to be shared with multiple people through Box, but you'd like it for your own reference later.

If you try to download 15GB or more at a time, Box will say it's...Read more

Box has a Trash you can send items to when you don't need them anymore. You can restore items from Trash to your account for thirty days, after which they are permanently deleted.

See Box's documentation to learn how to:...Read more

You can easily create a location where anyone can send you files; they don't even need to have a Box account. You can give people a link or put a widget on most websites, blogs, or social networking services that support embedded HTML iframe code.

Files can be as large as 15 GB....Read more

The Cornell default link is 'people in this folder', i.e. people who already have access. You have to make an explicit decision to make the links more open.

A standard Box shared link looks like this:

A custom Box shared link...Read more

The vendor's documentation recommends that you uninstall Box Sync before installing Box Drive. Cornell's installer takes care of this for you.

If you already had Box Drive installed, you do not need to follow the install steps below. It will update automatically to include the new...Read more

People who use Box eventually find themselves faced with a long list of folders and files, which can make it difficult to find what you're looking for.

Here are some clutter-conquering strategies.

Add a folder or file to your Favorites list or a Collection Add to your Favorites...Read more

Box makes it easy to share folders. It’s quite likely that the folder list that you see in Box is a mixture of your folders and those that other people have shared with you. For personal collaboration, that’s a tremendous benefit. But when those folders contain University information that you...Read more