Am I blind or is there no share button so I cannot easily send somebody a link to some app from my phone? On a PC, I can copy a browser URL. I am pretty sure there was this share icon somewhere on the phone, but seems like it is no longer present.

  • In that menu I have a share button (PlayStore Version 13.8.16 235060107). May be you have set an app as default for share that is incompatible with PlayStore?
    – Robert
    Commented Mar 10, 2019 at 13:07
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    A bit weird but click on the developer name under the app name, it shows the list of apps by him/her, then and go back and click the dotted menu and Share item will be available.
    – Alireza
    Commented May 31, 2022 at 15:05
  • @Alireza is correct and his comment is the correct answer. It's a bug. Google is not able to fix their store for 3 years now. Go figure. Commented Aug 25, 2022 at 13:44

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This happens when you go to Play Store from within settings > app >app info (depending upon your OS).

If you go directly to Play Store (not from app info of installed app) and search for the app, you can find the "share" option.

I noticed this ever since I upgraded to Pie in January.

One on the left is from within settings and on the right is direct search on Play Store.


  • Anybody can test if this was fixed in Android Q?
    – Vitas
    Commented May 20, 2019 at 11:22
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    @Vitas at the very least, I just checked this is working properly on Google Pixel 3a, Android 12.
    – Andrew T.
    Commented Nov 18, 2021 at 17:10
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    Still missing here... Google Pixel 2 XL with Android 11. Commented Jan 29, 2022 at 16:00
  • Yes. Still missing
    – chx101
    Commented Jul 17, 2022 at 12:31
  • This is not correct. Commented Aug 25, 2022 at 13:41

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