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.

  • If you open an app page in the PlayStore app there is the 3dots menu top right where the "share" command is located. – Robert Mar 10 '19 at 12:49
  • No it is not. I added image how it looks when I tap that menu – Vitas Mar 10 '19 at 13:02
  • That is very weird. If I go to Google play store, search for an app, then it IS there, but if I long tap on an icon of an installed app, open details in play store, then this option is missing! – Vitas Mar 10 '19 at 13:06
  • 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 Mar 10 '19 at 13:07

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.


  • Yes as I found out already as well :) Anyway I hope you agree with me this is confusing and hopefully Google will fix it one day. – Vitas Mar 10 '19 at 15:55
  • Anybody can test if this was fixed in Android Q? – Vitas May 20 '19 at 11:22

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