U-M Box Updates

Box Edit may not work with Chrome in Mac OS Sierra

11/7/2016

The U-M Box team recently discovered that Box Edit may not work with Chrome in Mac OS Sierra. If you encounter problems using Box Edit, contact the ITS Service Center for help in resolving the issue. The solution may seem complex, but Box did post one in Box Community. An easier workaround is to use an alternate browser.

Try out the new Box interface

11/1/2016

As announced on September 26, a new Box interface is coming to the web. Enhancements include a simplified layout, multiple views, and annotations. On November 15, 2016, U-M Box is turning on an in-app notification inviting you to try out the new interface. Get familiar with it before it becomes the new default in Spring 2017. You can provide feedback or switch back to the original interface by clicking the icon at the top of the page in Box.

Here are some resources to get started:

  • Documentation - get tips and tricks for navigating the new interface and learn which browsers are supported
  • Box University classes - learn about the new interface by joining one of our Box expert's classes

U-M Box By The Numbers: October 2016

10/31/2016

M+Box Accounts/Storage/Collaborations Graph

M+Box by the numbers as of October 7, 2016

Active Accounts GBs Stored Collaborations
66,024 254,222 499,042

Issues with Box Edit on Mac OS Sierra

10/27/2016

The U-M Box team recently discovered that Box Edit may not work with Chrome in Mac OS Sierra. If you encounter problems using Box Edit, contact the ITS Service Center for help in resolving the issue. The solution may seem complex, but Box did post one in Box Community. An easier workaround is to use an alternate browser.

U-M Box September updates: BoxWorks 2016 highlights and more!

10/4/2016

Below is the September installment of the U-M Box Monthly Updates:

  • The U-M Box team is going to change the default settings for notifications beginning October 1, 2016.
    Note: You can change the notifications on specific folders through the folder properties to make sure you're notified when changes occur to the files in a folder you really need to know about.
  • Lots of exciting news came out of the BoxWorks 2016 conference where CEO Aaron Levie unveiled updates to Box.
  • Box recently announced a new and improved, more personalized interface on the web. Try it out!