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  1. select default name for auto uploads from mobile

    When images are uploaded from my phone to Box, they are named IMG_12345.JPG. I'd like to have the date in the file name (this is the setting for Sync.com uploads, and if I recall correctly last I used it, Dropbox.com).
    Ideally, users would be able to choose their desired naming structure but datetime would still be a big improvement over a sequential number.
    Thanks,
    Jase

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    Hello,

    thank you for sharing this idea with us. This suggestion is not under consideration for the current or future roadmap.

    Thank you for helping make Box better!
    Cheers,

    Klaudyna

  2. Ability to open password protected files from mobile devices

    Until a few weeks ago, password protected files could be opened through the mobile app from a mobile device. Now the attempt to open a password protected file results in an error of "Decryption failed. (null). Password protected files cannot be opened from mobile device from m.box.com or www.box.com either (error is different). Seems to defeat purpose of cloud based storage since so many users depend on a mobile device to open view files from Box storage.

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  3. Box for iOS shows activity bar as default onscreen

    When using box, the activity and comment tab is always showing onscreen. I must hit the full screen tab each time I open a new document. This should be defaulted to full screen, and a selectable feature to show comments, not the other way around imo.

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  4. Can't browse on mobile after setting a password for a shared link

    We can access a file by create a shared link for a file in Box Web App without "Password Protect" for "People with the link" and opening the URL in a web browser on a mobile device.

    Then, when the shared link is set to "Password Protect" from the Web App and then opened again on the mobile device, the message "This shared file or folder has been deleted" is displayed and the file cannot be accessed.
    The expected behavior is to display the password entry screen.

    The workaround for this issue is to clear the browser cache, and the…

    2 votes

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  5. Box Capture File Name

    I want the file names of Box Capture pictures to be "date and time" instead of "date and sequential numbers", just like when shooting with the Box app.
    Example:
    Box Capture: "2021-01-11_001.jpg"
    Box (Take Photo or Video): "Image 2021-01-11 14.00.00.jpg"

    Currently, the file names conflict and the files become messed up order, especially when several people share a folder and take pictures.

    I would appreciate if you could improve it.
    Thanks.

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  6. Count Box for EMM login as login in User Report

    Count Box for EMM login as login in User Report
    Box for EMM login is not counted as "Login" in User Statistics report since Box for EMM keep login information. It should be counted every time users login on Box for EMM.

    2 votes

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  7. From Mobile apps, be able to stop autoread to next files

    It is when we put several mp3 files into a box folder or share multiple files with others. Then, when accessed these through the box app on a phone .... If we play one, the phone doesn't stop at the end, but goes on to play the next mp3 in the folder or the list of files shared.

    Having just that one feature is indesirable. It generates less traffic to the apps and less exposure to Box other services ... I suppose the assumption was possibly for listening to music. But when we share podcasts or voice recordings, the current…

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  8. No permite validar la cuenta con foldersync en android

    Me solicita un código, lo obtengo y pido validarlo y me reponde "hubo un error intentalo mas tarde". Lo intenté varias veces con el mismo resultado.

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  9. Box drains my iphone 7 battery, even though it shouldn't be open or running in the background

    Each morning I use a "Numbers" app file which is saved to Box on my iphone so that I can use it on my MacBook pro. The problem is whilst I haven't directly opened the Box app to do this save, it opens and continues to run in the background and drain the battery (60% in an hour is typical). Eventhough in the app settings "Background app refresh" is off as is "Notifications", I can only stop this drain if I turn the phone off and back on again. I am running ios 14.2 and I keep all apps up-to-date.…

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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.

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  11. 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…

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  13. 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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  14. 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.

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  15. 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…

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  16. 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

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  17. 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…

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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…

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  20. 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.

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