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How do I upload files to Box?

If you're accessing Box from your web browser, you can use one of two methods to upload files and folders:




Drag and Drop:

  1. Drag a single file, multiple files, or an entire folder from your desktop to the Files and Folders screen. Note: Folder drag and drop is only supported in Chrome. For other browsers, use the "Upload Folders" option instead of drag and drop.

  2. Release the file(s) or folder

Your files will be uploaded and appear in the folder where you dropped them.

Upload files and folders using the file browser:

  1. Click the Upload button

  2. Click Upload Files or Upload Folders, depending on which you'd like to do
  3. Select the file(s) or folder you'd like to upload
    Note: You can select multiple files for upload by holding the Command or Control key (Mac or Windows, respectively) while selecting files. However, you can only select one folder at a time for upload.
  4. Click Open or Upload

For instructions on uploading files and folders from your mobile device, read How do I upload files to Box from my mobile device?

If you're having trouble using the Folder Uploader from the Safari browser, please see I Can't Upload Folders On Box While Using Safari On My Mac. What Do I Do?

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