UPDATED: Get 50GB of free Box cloud storage without rooting

UPDATED: Get 50GB of free Box cloud storage without rooting

Want to get 50GB of free storage in the cloud? Thanks to a deal between Box and LG, anyone with one of several LG phones, including the Xperia Play, said users have been able to. But what about the rest of us? We want some free cloud storage, darnit! Well, thanks to developer redphx, that dream can now become your reality.

Before, you had to have a rooted phone, and make some changes to your build.prop file to make your phone look like an LG device. However, there’s now an app in the marketplace that does the same, and it’s been confirmed to work by multiple sources. However, be warned, you do have to insert your Box account info into the app, and there’s no telling what happens past that. To quote the developer, “I promise NO email or password is stored or transferred”. Also, a simple password change after this should block off any possible unwanted access.

So, if you want to get 50GB of delicious free storage, act now by following the Market Link. Don’t forget, this deal ends Dec 31st.

Thanks for the tip Julio!

UPDATE: It seems Google has removed the app from the Market, but thanks to redphx, you can grab it here.

About author

AndroidGuys 4627 posts

Founded on November 5, 2007, we've enjoyed bringing you the latest in Android news and rumors. Updated daily, we strive to deliver reviews, opinions, and updates on all things related to Android.

You might also like

News and Rumors

Google Releases Android Tips and Tricks

Most people in the Android community know what they’re doing, at least on a base level. They know how to check their Gmail, use the browser, tether their device, etc.

News and Rumors

LG unveils the LG G3 A for release in Korea

LG expands its G3 cell phone line with the G3 A, a lesser version of the 5.5 inch G3. The G3 A is expected to launch in Korea with a

News and Rumors

Samsung remixes and recycles for two new “Next Big Thing” ads

Samsung has introduced two new versions of its current “Next Big Thing” commercial campaign, both coming in the form of shorter, 30-second spots.  Using some of the same footage as


  1. Guest
    December 28, 18:03 Reply

    Xperia Play is not an LG phone.

  2. MC Pee Pants
    December 28, 18:45 Reply

    Just did it for all of my box.com accounts. :D 

  3. redphx
    December 28, 22:27 Reply

    Bad news: this app is suspended by Goole without any warnings :(

  4. Ivan Samuelson
    December 29, 08:02 Reply

    I had an old LG droid (no longer connected to Verizon) that I just connected to my WiFi and got the 50gb that way!

  5. Anonymous
    December 30, 13:57 Reply

    Worked for me. I’m using a OG Droid 1

  6. Nelson Scott Davis
    December 30, 21:29 Reply

    Cool way of getting 50 gigs storage at Box for free. I’m as liberal and left of center as can be, but this is cheating. You’re basically saying it’s alright to circumvent the intent of the offer by using this hack. Bottom line, it’s sleazy. I use box.net all the time, and am happy with the free storage it gives me. You’re advocating something that just feels so wrong to me. There’s enough crap going on in the world without this. I’m part of the 99%’ but doing this hack would make me no better that the 1%. Boo on android guys. You’re not better than those wall street scumbags who almost destroyed the worlds economy by being “sleazy” and circumventing every rule they could for personal enrichment.

  7. Anonymous
    January 05, 16:21 Reply

    Just for the record, I created my account 5 minutes ago and still was able to get the 50 gb upgrade!

  8. KazePK
    January 18, 16:02 Reply

    I dit it last night and i still got the 50 gb 

Leave a Reply