Teams: How to Add Box Folders


This article overviews how to add and manage collaborators on Microsoft Teams. The team owner is the only one allowed to add collaborators to a team. Guest collaborators can be added.



  1. Navigate to the Files tab of the team you would like to share Box content with
  2. Once in Files, click on Add Cloud Storage

    Microsoft Teams Add Cloud Storage

  3. Choose Box from the popup list
  4. You will be asked to login you UNH Box Email Address
  5. Click to allow Microsoft Teams to access your Box account information

    Note: Team members that do not have access in Box to the folder you are sharing will not be able to access this data. If you wish them to have access, they will need to be added as a collaborator to that folder in Box. Permissions must match to have access.

    Microsoft Teams Box Permissions

  6. Once verified, your Box folder will populate into the Files tab
  7. When a user clicks on your shared Box folder, they will be prompted to login. If they do not have permission, they will receive an error.

Need Additional Help?

Find more information at: Microsoft - Box Integration.

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Please fill out the Microsoft 365 Support webform with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.


Article ID: 1758
Fri 7/19/19 6:20 PM
Thu 6/17/21 3:06 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
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