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  1. 4 votes

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  2. Cannot Search from Box app "Favorites" of iOS (iPhone/iPad)

    Cannot Search from Box app "Favorites" of iOS (iPhone/iPad)

    After updating the Box app on iOS (iPhone/iPad) to version 5.1.3, the search icon (magnifying glass) disappeared from the top right of the "Favorites" screen and search is disabled.

    Requesting for the improvement of the function so that search function is enabled from "Favorites" screen just like in version 5.1.2 of Box application.

    2 votes

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  3. When I click on a photo in Browse mode to bring it full frame, by default a side panel comes up labeled "Activity." i

    I am running v.5.1.4 IOS for ipad. When I click on a photo in Browse mode to bring it full frame, by default a side panel comes up labeled "Activity." This is very annoying, as I constantly have to click on the photo to make it full frame and eliminate the side panel. My suggestion: this should be a user option, rather than a default that cannot be changed. Most users do not use this Activity feature; why is it the default setting? This is a change on this new version 5.1.4. Please fix this on the next version.

    1 vote

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  4. Shared link works on desktop but fails on mobile

    I received a Box link from a contact in the form https://app.box.com/s/[string]/folder/[string]. Clicking this link in iOS Mail app opened a Box web page in Safari with the message "This shared file or folder has been removed." I tried to resolve this by installing the Box app. Clicking the link now opened the Box app with a message telling me I must log in to access my content. This would not be possible for recipients without a Box account.

    In macOS Mail, clicking the link opened a Box web page in Safari correctly listing the shared files. Without logging…

    1 vote

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  5. markdown

    Markdown preview is blank in iOS. Markdown used to render into a preview on iOS when selecting a .md file. Now it just shows a blank screen. Requesting this gets fixed, I used this feature quite a bit and it's been broken for some time now

    1 vote

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  6. File Picker utilizing mobile deep link for Box iOS/Android App

    Dropbox has a library called Chooser, which makes it easy to select files in Dropbox from custom Mobile apps. ( https://www.dropbox.com/developers/chooser#ios )

    Dropbox Chooser uses mobile deep link bidirectionally to move between a custom app and the Dropbox app. As for Box app, mobile deep link is one-way; the Box app can be opened but it is not possible to select files and go back to the custom app.

    The major advantages of using Dropbox Chooser for service providers are as follows.
    - No need to make additional UI for the file chooser
    - No need to authenticate or handle…

    1 vote

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  7. iPhone default preview mode

    With the recent iOS app update, all PDF’s when previewed in Landscape mode display the “activity” screen on the right hand side by default. This is an unwanted feature and I would prefer defaults to show the "activity" screen collapsed.

    1 vote

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  8. Tag and Metadata support still missing on Mobile?

    Hello, new user here evaluating Box.com for several cloud integrations within our company. I am searching the community for info on searching/filtering by tags and/or metadata via the Box mobile apps. I am confused... I am seeing replies back from Box support dating all the way back to 2017 saying that tag/metadata support on mobile is one of the most requested features. Yet neither seem to have been implemented as of Q2 2020? Am I missing something? What is the justification for lack of attention to such fundamental (and highly requested) features for your mobile apps? Whatever the case, it…

    3 votes

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  9. In App PDF reader changes make the app frustrating to use

    Recently the UI for the PDF reader changed. I use Box primarily to read review copies of comic books, which DC Comics only make available to view in the app. Until recently this worked fine on my iPad, displaying the full page as I flipped through. I even liked the page flip of the interface enough that I upload other review copies to read them in the app. About three weeks ago, something in the UI changed, and now it no longer displays the full page, and I have to scroll on each page to read the whole thing. In…

    1 vote

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  10. Apptec

    We use an EMM called Apptec360 to manage our mobile devices. It would be nice if this can be supported by Box for EMM.

    1 vote

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  11. Add an identifier that ADFS can find that app is Box for EMM in User-Agent.

    Could you please consider adding an identifier that ADFS can find that app is Box for EMM in User-Agent.

    We found Box for EMM does not include any identifier like "Box for EMM" in its User-Agent when doing authentication with MAM checked-in. We just only allow access that "Box for EMM" includes in User-Agent. Therefore, ADFS cannot determine whether an application is Box for EMM or not and the user is unable to access from Box for EMM.

    3 votes

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  12. Use fingerprint to authenticate instead of four digit passcode on Mobile

    Box Mobile App -- Fingerprint authentication (Instead of 4-digit passcode)

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  13. Allow Box to work with iOS Files app without having to disable sitewide security passcodes

    When using the Files App on iOS, you cannot connect to Box (as a location) if your enterprise settings require a passcode to use the Box app. Surely there must be some way to achieve this functionality without having to turn off passcode security for the whole firm.

    3 votes

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  14. Ability to accept invitation request to “Join Enterprise” via Mobile app

    We would like a way to see and accept invitation request for “Join Enterprise,” not only in Web browsers but also in Mobile [Box for iOS/Android] too.

    At the moment, users are unable to confirm and click “Accept” for the invitation request, when they log-in via [Box for iOS/Android].
    When there are many users who uses iPads only, it would take so much time and effort for them to access to Box via Web browser everytime, only to accept the invitation.

    10 votes

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  15. 1 vote

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  16. Reduce file sizes with BOX capture

    Please fix the BOX Capture app to reduce file sizes. It is impossible to work from home given how large of files are (they timeout during upload, they are impossible to transfer to DocuSign given the file size, etc.). Even when I change file size to "Small" under settings, the files are huge. I do not have this issue with other scanning apps, however, we have to use BOX Capture for work.

    2 votes

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  17. Insert a photo in Box Note within Box Mobile

    I would like to be able to (easily) insert a PHOTO into Box Notes from the MOBILE platform.
    I know we can do this in the browser (https://community.box.com/t5/Creating-and-Editing-Box-Notes/Inserting-Images-in-Box-Notes/ta-p/46192) but it is more likely that I would take a photo of an object and have a discussion with my team about it within Box. If I am exclusively using Box mobile while at remote sites, it keeps me from easaily communicating with the team real time if I can't uplaod photos. (We currently use texting to resolve this, but then the conversation is not recorded within the project)

    3 votes

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  18. CAPTURE for a SurfacePro?

    App for BOX members to download that will work the same way CAPTURE does for iPhone and iPad but on a SurfacePro? I need my inspectors to be able to quickly snap photos, videos or document scans and then upload and securely share them with Box on a SurfacePro. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

    1 vote

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  19. Intergrate with SOTI Mobicontrol as an EMM provider

    Please integrate with SOTI Mobicontrol as an EMM provider.

    1 vote

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  20. Lock files from remote devices (Smartphone and tablets).

    Today, the unability to lock a file from smartphone and tablet is a huge problem for using Box by fields teams, creating many conflicts on files.
    Indeed, our fields teams don't want to use Box because this functionality is not vailable.

    3 votes

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