Uploading Files To Box Using a Web Browser

Upload to Box With the File Browser

When browsing all files and folders in Box, uploading a new file or folder is straightforward:

  1. Click the Upload button in the upper-right corner.

  1. Select Files or Folders, depending on what you'd like to upload.
  2. Select the file(s) or folder you'd like to upload.
  3. You can select multiple files for upload by holding the Command or Control key (Mac or Windows, respectively) while selecting files. However, you can only select one folder at a time for upload.
  4. Click Open or Upload.

Drag and Drop Files into Box

You can drag files from your desktop to the files page in Box. Your files will be uploaded and will appear in the folder where you dropped them.


  • Dragging and dropping entire folders is only supported in Chrome. For other browsers, use the File Browser or Box Drive.
  • On Windows 10 Edge, drag and drop is not currently supported. Please click the ellipsis (…)in the upper right corner -> Open with Internet Explorer, then drag and drop again.


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