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Using Access Stats to Track your Files

by on ‎12-12-2016 01:25 PM - edited on ‎07-20-2017 10:17 AM by (4,384 Views)

Know when a prospect, client, vendor, or co-worker viewed your content by leveraging shared links and access stats! Access Stats are only available to Starter, Business, Business Plus, and Enterprise accounts.

Note: Old Box Experience

This page refers to the old Box experience. In Box, hover over a single file or folder with your mouse. If the item looks like the following image, you are in the right place.


Files and folders should look like this when you hover over them.Files and folders should look like this when you hover over them.

If the item does not look like the image above, visit one of the links below instead:

Whenever someone views and/or downloads a file through a shared link or by browsing directly to the file, an access stat will be created.


You can access these stats and have visibility into all actions taken on a specific file by clicking on “More Options” (ellipses) next to the file. Navigate to “Properties” and click on "Access Stats”.


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Please note that users from your organization who open a shared link will have their names displayed while users from outside your organization may be referenced by their IP address (set of numbers) or location. 


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