Using Box in place of UAB Dropbox

If you are not familiar with using Box, refer to the tutorials.

  1. Log in to box at using your BlazerID and password.
  2. Navigate to the file you wish to share in your box folders. If the file is not in your Box folders, drag and drop it onto the Box window in your browser.
  3. Click on “Share” to the right of the file name.
  4. Click on the “People in this folder” text and select either:
    • “People in your company” if you want someone else with a BlazerID to be able to retrieve it.
    • “People with the link” if you want to make it available to someone or some group of people outside UAB.
  5. Enter the email addresses of the people you want to be able to see the file in the space provided. Follow each email address with a space or ENTER.
  6. Enter a custom message in the space provided, or leave the default.
  7. Click “Send.”
    An email will be sent to the address(es) you entered similar to this one:

The recipient clicks on the “View File” button in the email to see or download the file.

Last modified on August 18, 2017