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Google Docs Integration with UBbox

Published December 14, 2016

By Kenneth Kashif Thomas

What could make UBbox’s unlimited, secure cloud storage even better? How about integrating it with Google Docs, so you can share and edit Google docs and sheets in real time?

Kenneth Kashif Thomas (UB Student, Class of 2017) is an Economics major with an interest in Journalism. He is the 2016-17 Senior Features Editor of the UB Spectrum student newspaper.

The ability to access all of your documents in one place can make life a lot easier. UBbox recently added the ability to create, edit and convert Microsoft Office Online documents directly from UBbox. Now UBbox is extending that functionality to Google docs and sheets as well.

What do I need to do?

To configure your UBbox account to use Google Docs, your browser must be enabled for use with third party cookies. The first time you create or open a Google docs or sheets file, you’ll be prompted to log into Google and grant Box permission to store your Google documents in Box.

After configuring your UBbox account, you’ll be able to create new Google Docs and Sheets directly within UBbox, consolidating your cloud services to make things faster and easier.