How to Turn On 2FA for Box

Please note: Specific instructions for enabling 2FA are subject to change without notice. Please check with each website or app for the most up-to-date information on this feature.

Box offers two-factor authentication as an additional protection to safeguard your content. Two-factor authentication may have been enabled on your account by your organization's Box administrator. If you have any questions about two-factor authentication or what is required by your organization's policies, please contact the Box Admin for your organization's account.

1. After logging in to your Box account, click the gear icon in the upper right hand corner and clicked “Account Settings.”

2. Navigate to the Security tab in Account Settings and check the box next to “Login Verification.”

3. Once enabled, you will be prompted to enter your mobile phone number. A six-character alphanumeric confirmation code separated by a space will be texted to the phone number you provide. Enter this confirmation code in the field provided and click Confirm.

4. Once the code is confirmed, a pop-up will appear that indicates that the setup is complete. Every time you log in through a new browser after this point, you will be sent a new code to your mobile phone and required to enter it.

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