Updating Box Drive

This is an archived article.  For the most up-to-date information on updating Box Drive, please see Installing and Updating Box Drive.

 

This article contains information on how to update Box Drive.  It is important always to update as soon as possible to ensure you are taking advantage of the latest features - such as marking content for offline use -- and also that you are on the most stable version.

 

 

Updating on Mac

 

Once Box Drive notices an update is available, it will pop-up a system notification to inform you and it will also badge the Box icon in your Menu Bar.

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To install the update, you can click Update Now in the system notification. If you have closed the notification or missed it, you can navigate to the search menu by clicking on the Box icon in your Menu Bar or using the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + Option + Cmd + Space. From the search menu, you can begin the update by clicking the Update Available button or by clicking the gear icon and selecting the Update option. You will then be prompted to close any open Box Drive files and proceed with the update.

 

Updating on Windows

 

Once Box Drive notices an update is available, it will pop-up a system notification to inform you and it will also badge the Box icon in your Menu Bar.

 

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To install the update, you can navigate to the search menu by clicking on the Box icon in your System Tray or using the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + Alt + Shift + B. From the search menu, you can begin the update by clicking the Update Available button or by clicking the gear icon and selecting the Update option. You will then be prompted to close any open Box Drive files and proceed with the update.

 

Critical Updates

 

In some cases, updates will be marked as critical if they contain key new features or important stability and bug fixes.  Box Drive will remind you every day to update to the new critical version to ensure you get the best experience.

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