If you are using SharePoint to manage files, you may want to migrate your data to Box. Follow these instructions to transfer your files to Box from Sharepoint online.

Part 1

Setting up Box Drive

Download the Box Drive Installer

Download the Box Drive Installer.

Step 2

Follow the directions on the Box Drive installer to complete installation.

Step 3

Open Box Drive and click “Log In”

This will open a browser window/tab.

Step 4

Input your email address and click next.

If prompted, select NetID then log in as normal.

Step 5

After logging in, you’ll land on the following page:

Once Box Drive launches and you confirm that it’s logged in properly, you may close this tab.

Part 2

Syncing SharePoint folders to OneDrive

Step 1

In SharePoint for the Web, navigate to the site you want to copy to or from.

Step 2

Find the folder you want to add and click the circle in the folder’s tile to select it.

Step 3

Select Add shortcut to My files. If you don’t select a specific folder, it will sync the library or folder you are currently in.

Alternatively, you can right-click the folder, and then select Add shortcut to My files.

Step 4

The folder will appear under your OneDrive in your file explorer. The icon will have a link symbol on it, as seen here:

Part 3

Move the files

Step 1

In File Explorer, open two windows. In one, select the Box folder you want as a destination and in the other select the SharePoint folder from which you want to transfer.

Step 2

Drag the files from SharePoint to Box (Or vice versa). This will copy the files over, you can then delete the original files if you so choose.