Box Sync: Share/Add Collaborators to folder

There are few different methods for adding collaborators to a shared directory in Box Sync. Choose from the options in the left hand column and read through to see which method is most effective for your needs.

  1. Once in the Web Interface, click the “+ New” button and then choose “Folder” from the drop down menu
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  2. At the “Create New Folder” screen, use the following information to complete setup:
    • Folder Name: Enter the name for the new share you are creating
    • Collaboration: Select the radio button next to “Invite people to upload or download files
    • Use the following field to add the names of your collaborators. It has a friendly name search feature so you should be able to start typing names and select them as they auto-complete. If a name does not complete, the user may not have claimed their account yet. If you know that the user has claimed their Dartmouth Box account, manually enter their information using their Dartmouth NetID in the following sequence: [NETID]@dartmouth.edu
    • Select access type: This will set the permissions for all of the users whose names have been entered. To set individual permissions for users, follow the instructions in the Invite Collaborators section
    • Once finished, click “Okay”
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  3. You will now see the new share in your Box Sync web interface. If you did not add collaborators or would like to add more collaborators or change/update permissions for collaborators, follow the instructions in the Invite Collaborators section
  1. Click on the List more button […] to the right of your share name at the Web Interface
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  2. In the dropdown menu, click Sharing and then Invite Collaborators
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  3. At the “Invite to (Your Share)” screen, use the following information to complete setup:
    • Invite:Use the following field to add the names of your collaborators. It has a friendly name search feature so you should be able to start typing names and select them as they auto-complete. If a name does not complete, the user may not have claimed their account yet. If you know that the user has claimed their Dartmouth Box account, manually enter their information using their Dartmouth NetID in the following sequence: [NETID]@dartmouth.edu
    • Invitee permissions: This will set the permissions for all of the users whose names have been entered. To set individual permissions for users, follow the instructions in the Invite Collaborators section
    • Personal Message (Optional): Use the default message or enter a message for invitees to receive.
    • Click Send Invites button
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  1. At the home screen of the Box Sync Web Interface, click the name of the share that you would like to invite collaborators to
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  2. You will now be in the details section for your share. In the left hand column, you will see all of the documents and folders in your share or creation options if your share is empty. In the right hand column, click on the Invite People button under the “Collaborators” heading
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  3. At the “Invite to (Your Share)” screen, use the following information to complete setup:
    • Invite:Use the following field to add the names of your collaborators. It has a friendly name search feature so you should be able to start typing names and select them as they auto-complete. If a name does not complete, the user may not have claimed their account yet. If you know that the user has claimed their Dartmouth Box account, manually enter their information using their Dartmouth NetID in the following sequence: [NETID]@dartmouth.edu
    • Invitee permissions: This will set the permissions for all of the users whose names have been entered. To set individual permissions for users, follow the instructions in the Invite Collaborators section
    • Personal Message (Optional): Use the default message or enter a message for invitees to receive.
    • Click Send Invites button
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