UW-Madison Box (Mac) - Connect to WebDav
This document provides the steps for mounting a secure WebDav to connect your UW-Madison Box account on Mac OS X 10.7-10.11.
Box will no longer support WebDav connections as of January 31, 2019
Note: These instructions require that you have created an external Box password for your account. If you do not have an external password set up, complete the steps in UW-Madison Box - Creating an External Password before proceeding.
Click on Finder to make it the active window. In the Finder menu bar, select Go, then click on Connect to Server...
In the Connect to Server window, enter the following in the Server Address field: https://dav.box.com/dav
After a few moments, another window will appear. Verify that "Connect as:" is set to Registered User. Then, enter the following for your name and password:
- Name: Your email address used with Box, e.g. email@example.com
- Password: Your Box external password (see UW-Madison Box - Creating an External Password)
Once the drive has been mounted, it will automatically open in a Finder window with your Box files and folders displayed. You can later access it by selecting dav.box.com in the left-hand navigation pane under Shared.