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How to setup the Box Desktop Sync for Windows 7

If you do not have the Box Desktop Sync application:

Download the Box Desktop Sync installer from Box. (

Run the installer.  Administrative access will be needed to complete the installation.  If you do not have administrative access on your computer, please consult your local technical support staff.

Once installed, you will be presented with the Box sync preference panel.

Check the “Use my company’s single sign-on credentials” checkbox on the Settings tab of Box Sync preference panel and enter your CloudID for the email address and click “Submit”.

You will be redirected to the EID authentication page.  Enter your EID and EID password and click the “Log In” button.

Once you have authenticated with your EID, you will be logged in to your Box account.