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We've made it easier for users to find their most recently accessed content in both the new Box web interface and Box mobile apps. When working in a Box folder, you will find 'Recents' listed in the left sidebar. Clicking 'Recents' will take you to to your most recently accessed content.

 

Learn more about Recents on the new web appiOS mobile app and Android mobile app.

The Box for Workplace by Facebook integration enables customers to use Box as their cloud content management solution while enjoying familiar social and collaboration solutions from Workplace. This integration enables users to to share or access content in Box from within Workplace. 
 
Learn more about Box & Workplace by Facebook.

We've improved the search result rankings by prioritizing recently edited files. 

 

Learn more about search: 

We will make it easier for users to find their most recently accessed content in both the new Box web interface and Box mobile apps. When working in a Box folder, users will find 'Recents' listed in the left sidebar. Clicking 'Recents' will take you to to your most recently accessed content.

 

Learn more about Recents on the new web appiOS mobile app and Android mobile app.

Soon, customers will be able set up SSO directly through the Admin Console. Business & Enterprise customers with select Identify Providers (Okta, OneLogin, Azure or ADFS) can upload its metadata file to make a SSO connection. This initial release will not support certificate updates for existing SSO customers or complex configurations that include email aliases or groups.
 
Learn more about Single-Sign-On (SSO). For more details, please contact your Customer Success Manager or User Services.

We have provided a Windows MSI installer for the Box Notes desktop app, making it easier for admins to mass deploy Box Notes on multiple computers.

 

Learn more about large scale deployments for Box Notes desktop app. 

 

We have made it easier for you to find Box Notes by adding a search bar to the lefthand sidebar. You can now search your entire enterprise for any Notes that you have access to and it will show in the search results within Box Notes.

 

Learn more about BoxNotes: 

We will begin enforcing a limit of 100 metadata templates applied to a file or folder, formerly limited to 50 templates per file or folder. For existing folders and files that exceed the maximum number, users will still be able to view, edit, and delete metadata but no longer have the ability to add any additional metadata. 

 

Learn more about Metadata: 

We enhanced the terms of service functionality in the Admin Console, allowing admins to seamlessly notify managed users to re-accept the new terms after making any text changes, removing the requirement of turning the feature off and back on to do so. 
 
Learn more about Terms of Service. Please reach out to your Customer Success Manager if you would like this setting to be enabled for your Enterprise account. 

The latest app update includes: 

  • Recents list now includes files you accessed on other devices as well as in the browser
  • Performance improvements for video playback
  • Additional bug fixes and stability improvements

Learn more about Box for iOS

Coming Soon: Box for Android 4.4.1

by 2 weeks ago - last edited a week ago

The latest app update includes bug fixes and stability improvements. Learn more about Box for Android.

We're making it easier than ever to create and manage groups in Box.  We'll introduce a new user interface so that Group Admins can seamlessly grant users access to the right content at the right time. In addition, we'll expand the Group Admin role with new permissions that allow for greater customization -- giving users the power to administer groups and stay productivity without compromising your account's security. Learn more
 

We will enforce a limit of 100 metadata templates applied to a file or folder. Users can still view, edit, and delete metadata for files and folders exceeding this limitation, but they will not be able to add any more.

This release includes bug fixes and stability improvements.

We're optimizing the login page to better support SSO enabled users. Users will be prompted to enter their email and password on separate pages. If your enterprise uses an SSO provider with Box, users will be taken directly from entering their email to the SSO login page, without being asked for a Box password.

We will be adding three filter options to the 'Folder & Files' report within the admin console. As an admin, you will be able to filter by user or group in addition to selecting a specific folder. The new filter options will allow admins to pull more granular reports. 

Coming Soon: Box for iOS 4.1.0

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Your Recents list will include files you accessed on other devices as well as in the browser. We will also be including performance improvements for video playback along with additional bug fixes and stability improvements.

Box will be updating the default theme color to the new Box blue! Customers who have implemented custom branding within their organizations will not be affected. 

We will begin enforcing a limit of 100 metadata templates applied to a file or folder. Users will still be able to view, edit, and delete metadata for files and folders exceeding this limitation, but they will not be able to add any more.

Your Recents list now includes files you accessed on other devices as well as in the browser. Users can now preview DICOM files on Android and this release also includes additional bug fixes and stability improvements

We now have Windows MSI installer for the Box Notes desktop app, for easier mass deployment of Box Notes on the desktop. You can find the installer here.

We are going to make it easier for you to find Box Notes! In the Box Notes interface, we're going to add a search bar to the top of the lefthand side that will search your entire enterprise for any Notes that you have access to and show the search results within Box Notes.

Users will be updated to Box Notes Desktop v1.1.0 via a silent auto-update. The update includes spellcheck and login issue fixes.

Coming Soon: Box for Android 4.4

by on ‎03-24-2017 12:53 PM - last edited a month ago

Your Recents list now includes files you accessed on other devices as well as in the browser.
The new update will allow users to  now preview DICOM files on Android. This release also includes additional bug fixes and stability improvements.

We will be rolling out an improved onboarding experience for users logging into Box for the first time to encourage quick engagement and adoption. The improved experience will teach new users how to leverage some basic features of Box, including uploading, previewing and sharing. There will also be a pre-loaded one pager highlighting ways to get started with Box.

Coming Soon: Box Notes - Windows MSI Installer

by on ‎03-24-2017 12:50 PM - last edited a month ago

We will be providing a Windows MSI installer for the Box Notes desktop app, for easier mass deployment of Box Notes on the desktop soon!

Launched: Box for EMM 4.0.2

by on ‎03-24-2017 12:34 PM

This new version includes a brand new search experience. Quickly get back to recent searches,
filter by file type, and more. This release also includes additional bug fixes and stability improvements.

Launched: Ongoing Legal Holds

by on ‎03-24-2017 12:33 PM

Legal Holds (as part of Box Governance) will have the option to be selected as "Ongoing". If a user (or file or folder) is placed on hold today, and tomorrow that user uploads, downloads, previews, or in any way accesses, that new file will be held.

Coming Soon: Box Zones in the UK

by on ‎03-10-2017 01:42 PM

At the beginning of March, we announced Box Zones in the UK, on the first IBM-supported Zone. With this option, customers will be able to select the UK as their primary location, with backup in Germany. Box can help companies in Europe address their data residency concerns, so that they can benefit from the mobility and collaboration of the cloud. In addition to the US, customers can now choose to store their data in Germany, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Canada, which are already available in partnership with Amazon Web Services. This will be generally available in the Spring. Stay tuned.