Limited Access App

Limited Access App

A Limited Access App is used when leveraging Box View or previewing Box content within another application. This type of application can only interact with a limited number of endpoints.

Authentication methods

Limited Access Apps only support App Token authentication.

Learn more about App Tokens

When to use

A Limited Access App is best used when the application:

Use cases

  • Showcasing a creative professional’s portfolio on their website
  • Providing user manuals and product spec documents on a support site
  • A custom document viewer to view e-books or annotate architectural floor plans


Limited Access Apps may require approval before use.

Learn how to approve Limited Access Apps