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Is it possible to share multiple photos directly from a WhatsApp chat to another app?

I would like to share multiple photos: Directly from a WhatsApp chat (e.g. inside "Media" in a WhatsApp group) to another app (e.g. email, Dropbox, etc.) without having to search in my phone's ...
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Quick way to send a link to a Google Play store app via SMS

I feel like I'm not seeing something obvious. I have several apps installed via the Google Play store on an Android device. I want to send links via SMS to the appropriate Google Play store pages so ...
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“share via” doesnt pop up any appliction I choose

"share via" had been working for years, it stops to work a few days ago (i didnt update anything the last few days) I click app "simple Gallery" -> choose a picture -> click "share via" -> a list of ...
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Share known WiFi networks between own devices

It happens every now and then that I connect to a WiFi network for the first time on my phone, but not on my tablet. The second time I visit the place I might not have the WiFi access key at hand. Is ...
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Play store - share button missing

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 ...
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How do I share something to a list?

I frequently make lists of things, e.g. in Google Notes. I'm looking for a way to share anything (with a share button) to become a new item on a list. The app doesn't matter, as long as it lets me in ...
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Sharing crashes in all apps

The sharing function in all apps crash on my phone. No matter what app I use, as long as I click on the share button, the app crashes and restarts before showing the list of apps I can share with. My ...
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How do I remove share menu suggestions?

Every time I use the share feature to share a photo in Android 7.1.1, it suggests people who are not in my contacts and contacts I have not spoken to in years. My phone can't be rooted and the ...
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Share as file on filesystem?

Various apps have a "share" functionality which opens up several providers of media/means to share some piece of content (e.g. send over WhatsApp and many others). Is it possible to have a "sharing ...
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Share option: How to append into text file?

If I go to share in any app or from selected text (icon with three connected dots), I get some sharing options such as SMS, Bluetooth, WiFi direct, etc. But I would also like to dump it directly into ...
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Only allow websites to open apps to after user confirmation

There are links such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Quora, Play store. etc. which can only be opened with one application. If I accidentally tap on “open inside Quora app”, Android does not ask me ...
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What's the max char size you can share via Android share

With the colornote app for I have quite large docs (thousands of lines, not sure precise char count) so when I click 'send' on the largest ones to bring up the standard android share popup the pop-up ...
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Enable direct share in Samsung S7

I had OPT and the direct share option is a great feature. However it looks like it's missing on my Galaxy S7. Is there any way of enabling it?
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Who is showing up on the direct share contact list

hello I have a quick question Is it possible a contact that you haven't used in a few months to show up in the direct share quick contacts? Or the contacts that show up tehrr are always Recently used ...
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“Print” option not showing up in share menu

For quite a while now the print option does not show up under the share menu, as if the share action seems to be missing its share action. After a while of searching with my google-fu, I have been ...
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Looking for some way to share images and other media to Facebook (without having the Facebook app installed)

I've removed the Facebook app from my phone due to it's high drain on the battery (Facebook and Messenger were consuming over 18% of the battery just based on background activity) Is there some way ...
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Share via option on Android 5.1

When one selects the option to share a file on Android 5.1, there is list of apps populated by the OS. Is the order of the list populated by Android based on most used apps? I have noticed this keeps ...
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Share intent to used recent or often-used contacts

Some of my Android apps allows me to share to oft-used (or recent?) contacts, which is quite convenient. What is this feature called? I'm having a hard time finding information about this "direct ...
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How can I share my bug report with Android devs?

I just learned about the ability to capture a bug report at will. I don't see it properly documented on an official Android web site, so I'll describe it here: After reproducing the issue, navigate ...
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Share Menu Sort Order

I make frequent use of the Share menu. Most frequently I share URLs to Pocket so I can read them later, though less frequently I'll share to email, SMS or Facebook Messenger. Since I've upgraded my ...
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How do Android apps implement the share button?

I was wondering how Android applications and Android implements the share button and share mechanism. For instance, when I hit the share button on YouTube, a list off apps to share to pops up. How is ...
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Sharing emails / open in browser from Inbox/Gmail apps?

Is it possible to share emails from the GMail or Inbox apps? The content of the intent isn't incredibly important. It could be the full content of the email or be limited to the subject line or even ...
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Android System problem - Unable to share files, do factory reset

I am using a Micromax P362 tablet with Android 4.1 Jelly bean (rooted). This problem occurred a month ago. The app named "Android System" appeared in the 'Downloaded' section of apps. Yet it is not ...
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Menu Button for Android 5.0 / Lollipop

I recently upgraded from an Android 4.4/KitKat Samsung S4 to an Android 5.0/Lollipop Asus Zenfone 2. On my Android 4.4 device, there was a menu button on the bottom left. On my new Zenfone there is no ...
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Is there any way to disable Direct Share on Android 6?

This looks like this The problem is I very rarely send something to contacts. The case I am looking for some app is much more frequent, usually processing the image, e.g. share from google camera to ...
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Removing a contact from “Direct Share” panel

I just migrated to Android 6.0 and the 'Share to' panel has a new grey area on top of the various apps in which it puts contacts that, I assume, you pin there. This would be a good feature, except a ...
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New full-screen share UI - move app to top

In Android 5's new share UI - full-screen, with "prioritized" apps - how do I move arbitrary app into the top, priority section? Not my app, just one that I use often. Say I want to move "Drive" to ...
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“Share” an item to my web service

I am looking for a way to submit content from my Android device via HTTP POST to a web service. Basically, when I click the Share button on my phone, I would like an option (an icon in the list of ...
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How do I remove the 'Whatsapp' button in Firefox's menu?

The big green button in the second row of the menu, shown in the image below. It does not appear as a Firefox addon, and Whatsapp itself doesn't seem to have any option regarding this. Screenshot - ...
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ES File Explorer “Save to” doesn't work with Google Drive; “That operation is not supported”

Trying to move a downloaded Google Drive file to the SD storage on my tablet. Select the file in Drive Choose "Send File" from the ... menu Choose "Share with ES Save To.." Choose path and Select ...
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Auto forward sms to Telegram messenger Group

I'm a volunteer firefighter and I receive emergency calls and at the same time an "emergency SMS". I'd like to forward those incoming SMS to a group in Telegram/WhatsApp, so my family and friends know ...
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Extra icon by share button

I was playing around with Android's "share" feature and now I've got this extra icon which I really don't like and I can't figure out how to make it go away. The icon is to the right of the share ...
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How can I re-arrange sharing application icons?

When I click on Share from within an application, say an RSS reader, I will see a multitude of choices. See screenshot. How can I re-arrange it so that my often used applications such as Hangouts ...
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How can I easily share links or text between my Android phone and my laptop?

For example, if I have a URL for an image from my laptop's browser that I want to share with a WhatsApp contact, what is the easiest way of doing this? The only way I can think of is to copy the URL, ...
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Share text via HTTP request

I'd like to add an item in the system "Share" menu that sends links and other small text via HTTP POST requests. On my PC i'm using curl + a shellscript.
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Where did these share options come from?

Recently some new share options started appearing on my phone (Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2.2): They include the first three you see here: AIM Baidu Space Blinklist I haven't installed any of ...
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Replacement for ability to “send tab to remote device” as removed from Firefox 29

Firefox 29 removed the ability to "send tab to remote device". Namely, you could send a share intent from any other app (select "share", select "Firefox", select any other Firefox Sync device you want ...
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“Share” a phone call

I would like to "share" meta data from a phone call with any app, using Android's standard sharing feature. The idea is to create a note in e.g. Podio or Evernote after receiving or placing an ...
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Access a word definition from within an app?

Sometimes when I use an app on my Nexus tablet offline, I encounter words for which I would like to quickly check the definition. This is the solution I am currently using select the word copy to ...
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ES File Explorer - Share by LAN

I want to use ES File Explorer's LAN share feature in the Share via options in Android to send files to my PC that you can currently only do by going into the app itself - a rather long process. ...
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How can I take and email a picture (to the same address every time) in as few clicks as possible?

The best I can achieve so far is to use AutoShare (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dngames.autoshareg). I take the photo, share to autoshare, and it's done. It would be great to be ...
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Put G+ back on share menu?

It use to be when I went to share a photo on from my Droid, a little menu would pop up with Facebook, G+, GMail, text messages, and more. After what I think was an update, that menu changed. G+ ...
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Nexus 7 Share Dialog No Longer Showing Up After KitKat

Before the KitKat upgrade, tapping "Share" in apps would bring up a dialog that lists all apps that you can share to. After upgrading to KitKat, tapping this button only copies the link to the ...
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Download file, rename right away, including [duplicate]

TL;DR: I need a "Save As" dialogue for downloading files and especially images. On my Android device, when I download a file from within Chrome it is saved to a default location with the filename it ...
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Add Share option without an app?

Is it possible to install/setup a new sharing option without the use of an app? In my case I'd like to be able to share photos to Flickr, but I have no interest in installing the Flickr app (or any ...
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Random share Intent screen

Sometimes when I'm just casually clicking around in apps or swiping through the OS, I get random Share Intent popups. I can usually open it with ES File Explorer, Chrome or Dropbox. It has no ...
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How do you “Share via” email & wifi option from gallery ? It's missing

I recently upgraded to ICS (4.1.2) and have lost the ability to share photos from the gallery via email and wifi. The option was there before the upgrade. But not now. Is this a bug ?
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How can I “Share To” a network folder from my photo gallery?

I have an HTC Thunderbolt running Ice Cream Sandwich If I open up my photo gallery and tap on a picture, the "Share" option appears. Clicking on this gives me some options, such as Facebook, ...
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Add “scp” to “share via” or “send via” menu

In the photo gallery application a pop-up menu allows selecting various destinations for "share via". Is it possible to add "scp" to this list? There seem to be a number of scp clients out there but ...
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How to share a Google+ public post outside of the Google+ app?

Most apps share their content out to other apps based on intents on the phone. The Google+ app's share feature only seems to generate another Google+ post. How can I share a Google+ public post ...