Scheduled maintenance planned for September 30, 2023.

thought box was supposed to store on cloud and not take up PC space?

New post


1 comment

  • France

    Hi Davin,

    Welcome to the Box Community!

    Using Box Desktop applications such as Box Drive will take up storage on your computer.

    When you open a file in your "Box" folder, Box Drive downloads the file to the cache folder (folder location above) so it can open the file for you. Box Drive's cache size limit is set to 50% of your available local disk space with a maximum limit of 25GB and a minimum of 1GB.

    You can adjust this maximum limit following the steps in this article: Modifying the maximum cache limit 

    You can learn more about Box Drive's cache information on the article that we shared.

    Let us know if you have other questions and we'll do our best to help!

    Comment actions Permalink

Please sign in to leave a comment.