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Box Android Share SDK

This SDK enables the ability to easily manage shared links and collaborators on Box.

####Shared Links


Developer Setup

The SDK can be obtained by adding it as a maven dependency, cloning the source into your project, or by downloading one of the precompiled JARs from the releases page on GitHub.


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If not using Gradle or Maven, this SDK has the following dependencies and will need to be included in your project:

The SDK was migrated to AndroidX in version 3.0.0. Latest stable version with support library is 2.3.0.


You will need a BoxSession and the BoxItem from the box-content-sdk. Please refer to the documentation of the box-content-sdk for additional details.

    BoxSession session = new BoxSession(MainActivity.this);
    BoxFolder folder = new BoxApiFolder(session).getInfo("<FOLDER_ID>").send();

####File or Folder Shared Link To manage an item Shared Link, launch the following activity:

    startActivity(BoxSharedLinkActivity.getLaunchIntent((MainActivity.this, folder, session));

This activity allows you to manage all the settings of a Shared Link (for a specific File or Folder): password restriction, permissions, expiration date, access level, etc.

####Folder Collaborators To manage Folder collaborators, launch the following activity:

    startActivity(BoxCollaborationsActivity.getLaunchIntent(MainActivity.this, folder, session));

This activity allows you to manage user access and permissions to a specific Folder.

Sample App

A sample app can be found in the box-share-sample folder.

Copyright and License

Copyright 2015 Box, Inc. All rights reserved.

Licensed under the Box Terms of Service; you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at​