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Box Apps

Box has a suite of applications that extend it’s base features. We recommend the Box for Office for Web app for edits and the Box mobile app for mobile devices.

Box for Office for web

Box for Office for web is an integration that allows Box users to edit their Microsoft Office files with Office web clients.

  • Click on your profile on the top right corner of Penn+Box
  • Click on App Center
  • Search with the app name or click on Official Box to browse through the options for Box for Office for web
  • Click on the app name and then the Add button on the bottom right corner

Once added, you will see an option to edit any MS Office documents in Penn+Box by clicking on Open in the document window toolbar and choosing the relevant Online option.

Box mobile app

PennBox data is only accessible on mobile devices by using the Box app for the corresponding platform, available on the corresponding app store: iOS App Store, or Android’s Google Play Store.

Steps to install and sign into the Box app with your PennKey:

  • Launch the Box app
  • Type (not
  • Click “Use Single Sign On (SSO)”
  • Authenticate with your PennKey and password
  • Set a 4 digit PIN