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Many apps give you the option to "Share" whatever it is you are looking at (or watching or listening to). This usually manifests in the form of a popup list of services that include: Gmail, Facebook, Twitter...) The list seems to be the same from app to app. How can I change what services are listed on this popup screen? Is there any way to change, add, remove, append this list?

I'm running Android 2.2 on a Moto Droid 1.

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One imagines editing the order would be almost as helpful. (Something that modified the order on basis of most recently used would be handy) –  syntheticbrain Apr 10 '11 at 10:57
    
I added this Android enhancement request –  glenviewjeff Jan 25 '12 at 15:54
    
Cool. I starred your request. The idea to allow the list to be sorted is also good. –  GollyJer Jan 26 '12 at 16:16

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The items in the list are determined by which installed apps support the ACTION_SEND intent. Any app that supports that intent will be included in the list. I don't think there is a way for users to modify the list other than installing/uninstalling applications.

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This is kind of infuriating when about half of the apps that pop up for "share" are things I will never want to use. Hopefully this will be addressed some day, even if only in a custom ROM. –  Malachi Mar 22 '11 at 16:02

Someone finally made an app that does exactly what I was looking for!

Check it out.
Andmade Share on the Google Play Store

It lets you hide and reorder the share menu in addition to sharing to multiple apps at once.
Awesomeness. :-)

AndMade Share: Select apps AndMade Share: Order apps

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Andmade Share can customize that list. It has some limitations, but sounds like it should do what you want.

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You can't change the list, short of removing the apps in question. Speaking as an app developer, I can say it's also hard to do it from that side too - so we're pretty much stuck with how the system works.

It may be annoying, but the system makes interop so easy between applications, both from the user and developer perspectives, that it's hard to complain.

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This isn't possible from an OS level. That share menu is populated by Android based on what apps you've installed declare they can open. You can look at the technical details here, but the end result is that without extra coding from each individual app to filter the results, you are always going to get the full list in whatever order Android returns them in.

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