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How to Track File Versions on Box

How to Track File Versions on Box

How to Track File Versions on Box

Working on a team is hard, especially if you can’t keep track of each other’s edits. 

There are all kinds of services out there that aim to make workflow more streamlined, efficient, and communicative. Not all of these services are created equal, though, and Box is one of the best.

By providing a space that entire teams can upload and edit documents in addition to connecting all of your apps, Box makes working together easy, especially because it allows you to track changes made to files.

In Good Company

There’s a reason Box is so popular—around 70% of all Fortune 500 companies utilize their services. That alone is a testament to the prowess of Box, but as if it’s not enough, this program lets you freely collaborate and check back on what’s been changed. 

Imagine, for example, you see that your manager has made some edits to a document you submitted. Tracking the versions of that document will show you what’s been changed so you have a better sense of what to submit next time. 

Taking A Look at Past Versions

Box is an incredibly robust system. It doesn’t simply overwrite old files when you upload new versions; instead, it keeps a catalogue of all of the past iterations that can be reviewed at any time. 

If you decide you want to take a look at some of the older file versions, all you have to do is navigate to the file whose history you’d like to see. When you open that file, you’ll notice a sidebar displaying badges with different version numbers. Simply click on the version number you want to look at, and Box will take care of the rest.

The best way to know where you’re going is to take a look back at where you’ve been, and Box will allow you to do just that.