How to enable 2FA for Box

2FA via SMS

Box offers to secure your account beyond username and password via SMS. This method is not compatible with the Authy app. Regardless, we want you to protect all your accounts, whether you protect them with Authy or not. So here is how to protect your Box account.

Locate 2FA setting

Log in to your Box account, click on your profile icon > Select Account Settings.


In the Account tab, scroll down to Authentication.

Enable 2FA

Select the “Require 2-step verification for unrecognized logins” box.


Enter your mobile phone number > click “Save”


Complete Enablement

Enter the verification code you received by SMS and > Click “Save”.


2FA enabled > Save Changes.


You are all set!

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