How to Log into Box Drive

This article explains the steps to Logging into Box Drive app on Extension PCs. Box Drive will allow you to access your Box.com cloud folder via an Explorer folder on your computer. Please follow the steps below to set the app up and begin utilizing it.

  1. The Box Drive app will auto-run on Windows Login.  If you do not currently see it, please launch the Box Drive app from Start Menu.  Once launched, you will see the window below:
    Box Drive Login Box
  2. Enter your full Illinois.eduemail address in the box provided and click Next.  
    Enter email address
  3. You will be presented with the Select University Prompt. Select University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Click Remember My Choice check box and Select.Select University
  4. On the next screen click Save and continue.Save and Continue
  5. Enter your Netid and Password on the next screen.Enter Netid and Password
  6. Select "Don't offer to remember any more passwords" by clicking the check box and No.Do not save passwords checkbox
  7. You will be presented with your 2 Factor Authentication method, please click the appropriate one and continue.2 Factor Auth
  8. After successful authentication, you will be presented with the Box Drive Tour Window. Please read through this brief overview of the application if you have never used it before. If you aren't new to the app, you can close it with the "X" in the upper right corner. Your Box Drive is now signed in.Box Drive Tour
  9. You can access your Box Drive folder either from the Desktop shortcut or by clicking the Windows Explorer folder pinned on your taskbar and finding a shortcut to it on the left navigation.     Box Drive ShortcutBox Drive Shortcut Left NavigationBox Drive Expanded Explorer Folder




Keywords:logging into Box, box drive, box sync   Doc ID:114250
Owner:Shauna S.Group:University of Illinois Extension KB
Created:2021-10-12 13:30 CDTUpdated:2021-10-19 15:14 CDT
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