List recently accessed items

get
https://api.box.com/2.0
/recent_items/

Returns information about the recent items accessed by a user, either in the last 90 days or up to the last 1000 items accessed.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Query Parameters

string arrayin queryoptional
id,type,name

A comma-separated list of attributes to include in the response. This can be used to request fields that are not normally returned in a standard response.

Be aware that specifying this parameter will have the effect that none of the standard fields are returned in the response unless explicitly specified, instead only fields for the mini representation are returned, additional to the fields requested.

integer / int64in queryoptional
10001000

The maximum number of items to return per page.

stringin queryoptional
JV9IRGZmieiBasejOG9yDCRNgd2ymoZIbjsxbJMjIs3kioVii

Defines the position marker at which to begin returning results. This is used when paginating using marker-based pagination.

This requires usemarker to be set to true.

Response

application/jsonRecent items

Returns a list recent items access by a user.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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List recently accessed items
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X GET "https://api.box.com/2.0/recent_items" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
.NET
BoxCollectionMarkerBasedV2<BoxRecentItem> recentItems = await client.RecentItemsManager
    .GetRecentItemsAsync(limit: 500);
Java
// Get the latest 100 items the user has interacted with
Iterable<BoxRecentItem> recentItems = BoxRecents.getRecentItems(api, 100);
Node
client.recentItems.get({limit: 1000})
	.then(recentItems => {
		/* recentItems -> {
			next_marker: '',
			limit: 1000,
			order: { by: 'interacted_at', direction: 'DESC' },
			entries: 
			[ { type: 'recent_item',
				interaction_type: 'item_preview',
				interacted_at: '2017-06-06T15:46:28-07:00',
				item: 
					{ type: 'file',
					id: '11111',
					file_version: 
					{ type: 'file_version',
						id: '22222',
						sha1: 'd0a8c75ba72bf923bfb0c855bbcf1e8f7cc817dd' },
					sequence_id: '0',
					etag: '0',
					sha1: 'd0a8c75ba72bf923bfb0c855bbcf1e8f7cc817dd',
					name: 'File2.txt' },
				interaction_shared_link: "https://app.box.com/s/27jtnq2g8b7bu30pivpbz6nb2ef47mfs" },
				{ type: 'recent_item',
				interaction_type: 'item_preview',
				interacted_at: '2017-06-06T15:46:27-07:00',
				item: 
					{ type: 'file',
					id: '33333',
					file_version: 
					{ type: 'file_version',
						id: '44444',
						sha1: '12a715416bc96ba3ea860480c815657d5e0809da' },
					sequence_id: '0',
					etag: '0',
					sha1: '12a715416bc96ba3ea860480c815657d5e0809da',
					name: 'Image1.png' },
				interaction_shared_link: null } ] }
		*/
	});

Response Example

{
  "entries": [
    {
      "type": "recent_item",
      "item": {
        "id": 12345,
        "etag": 1,
        "type": "file",
        "sequence_id": 3,
        "name": "Contract.pdf",
        "sha1": "85136C79CBF9FE36BB9D05D0639C70C265C18D37",
        "file_version": {
          "id": 12345,
          "type": "file_version",
          "sha1": "134b65991ed521fcfe4724b7d814ab8ded5185dc"
        },
        "description": "Contract for Q1 renewal",
        "size": 629644,
        "path_collection": {
          "total_count": 1,
          "entries": [
            {
              "id": 12345,
              "etag": 1,
              "type": "folder",
              "sequence_id": 3,
              "name": "Contracts"
            }
          ]
        },
        "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "trashed_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "purged_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "content_created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "content_modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "created_by": {
          "id": 11446498,
          "type": "user",
          "name": "Aaron Levie",
          "login": "ceo@example.com"
        },
        "modified_by": {
          "id": 11446498,
          "type": "user",
          "name": "Aaron Levie",
          "login": "ceo@example.com"
        },
        "owned_by": {
          "id": 11446498,
          "type": "user",
          "name": "Aaron Levie",
          "login": "ceo@example.com"
        },
        "shared_link": {
          "url": "https://www.box.com/s/vspke7y05sb214wjokpk",
          "download_url": "https://www.box.com/shared/static/rh935iit6ewrmw0unyul.jpeg",
          "vanity_url": "https://acme.app.box.com/v/my_url/",
          "vanity_name": "my_url",
          "access": "open",
          "effective_access": "company",
          "effective_permission": "can_download",
          "unshared_at": "2018-04-13T13:53:23-07:00",
          "is_password_enabled": true,
          "permissions": {
            "can_download": true,
            "can_preview": true
          },
          "download_count": 3,
          "preview_count": 3
        },
        "parent": {
          "id": 12345,
          "etag": 1,
          "type": "folder",
          "sequence_id": 3,
          "name": "Contracts"
        },
        "item_status": "active"
      },
      "interaction_type": "item_preview",
      "interacted_at": "2018-04-13T13:53:23-07:00",
      "interaction_shared_link": "https://www.box.com/shared/static/rh935iit6ewrmw0unyul.jpeg"
    }
  ],
  "limit": 1000,
  "next_marker": 3000,
  "prev_marker": 1000
}