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Opera doesn't show up in the system Share menu on Android 13

I'm using Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro (M2101K6G) with Android 13 and MIUI 14. For some reason Opera for Android (Opera browser with AI) doesn't show up in the standard system Share menu, which is pretty ...
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Inactive menu bar on Android Gmail when invoked by sharing a file

On Android, when I try to share e.g. an image file from the gallery via the Share button and select Gmail from the options, Gmail pops up with a fresh email, with the image attached. I can edit the &...
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Can't share from any apps, no links or files (action.CHOOSER ActivityNotFoundException)

On Android 14 GrapheneOS, I am unable to share images or links in multiple applications (such as Mull, Aves Gallery, YouTube, NewPipe, Twitter, and many others). Some apps crash, others do nothing ...
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Share to app: Remove suggested people to share with (non-rooted Android 14)

When you want to "share" a file to an app, a line of "recommended people to share with" appears above the apps: Problem: I often need to perform demos on my phone, and for privacy ...
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Bluetooth sharing mechanism on Android

I am using a Realme 8 5G Android 12 phone. How do I share a contact with other users nearby (on their mobile phones), via the Bluetooth mechanism of the icon on the upper left in the picture below? ...
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Sharing APK of app I made myself to my other phone tells me "App not installed as package appears to be invalid"

I use my old phone (Redmi 6 running Android 9, MIUI 11, armv7 architecture) for teaching myself mobile programming and my new phone (Redmi 10C running Android 13, MIUI 14, aarch64 architecture) as my ...
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How can I pin a share target?

When we click a share button, a universal "Share Target" pane slides up. Apps declare Share Targets, which is a way that the user can share something from one app to another. This is how, ...
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PGN file cannot be opened when sent using WhatsApp

I play chess quite every weekend. After the game, I enter my game moves into Analyze This, and see my errors. Then, I save a PGN file into my Android phone. Then, I have 2 ways to share it : I send ...
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What is the easiest way to share photos in their original format?

My family in law has some wonderful pictures on their android phones. I'd like to use these in a printed photo album. Currently I only have the pictures at Whatsapp quality. What would be the easiest ...
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Is there a way that I can "share" images by sending them to an HTTP endpoint?

I want to make some hacky prototypes where I use my phone to collect data and then process it with a regular program. For this I want to share images with an HTTP endpoint written by me to execute ...
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Is there any way to call the share menu in a termux script?

I made a bash script for termux and at the end of it i want to call the share menu to send a file made by my script by whatsapp for example I really don't have any idea about how to do this. Any help ...
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Why can I no longer share a URL to Brave or Chrome?

Within the last couple of months a change in Brave had affected my typical article reading workflow. This also affects Chrome, so I'm assuming it's a change in the underlying shared codebase. I use ...
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Sharing image makes phone very unstable

I think that Motorola One can be considered a quite powerful phone with its octa-core 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 and 3 GB or RAM. It also produces a fairly small images of 4160x3120 pixels and approx. 3-5 ...
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Hide specific intent filters [duplicate]

I have several apps on my device that has multiple intent filters, which clutters the menu when I want to open a file(e.g. PDF). I would like to hide some of these intent filters, as I do not need ...
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Where Did Pocket Go?

I lost Pocket and other options in Android Chrome share... How do I get them back? Apologies, as I think I'm missing something obvious and I'm being stupid.
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How to find the application responsible for a Share menu item?

I have a duplicate "Copy" item in the "Share" menu when sharing a link from Firefox: The legitimate one is "Копировать", bottom left. The one that puzzles me is "...
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Share to an automation app/webhook?

I am working on a project, and it all starts with the share menu on Android. I'd like to be able to take the (in this case) URLs that are shared from various apps, and send them directly to a webhook. ...
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How to get raindrop.io to open youtube videos in youtube vanced instead of the official app?

Is there a way to make apps open to specific apps we choose always?
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Onyx Boox Max 3 - how save a web page as a pdf (chrome, default)

My Onyx Boox Max 3 ebook reader uses Android 9. There is no print option from the share menu though. I've installed a couple of web to pdf apps and can't get those to work either. Any ideas?
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How to share via mail always to the same recipient in one touch

I frequently share things by sending me to my gmail address. So I make 4 steps: tap share icon tap Gmail icon type my own address tap send Is there a way/ app that automatize all these things : one ...
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system ( com.Android google.com.gms ) share from gallery app suddenly stops working and crashes

there is a prominent gallery app that I am using -f-stop . been using it for very long time and never had this issue . gallery app itself seems to be working but when I select more than one picture ...
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What is "share-sheets" in Android Q?

What is this feature and how is it better than the " Direct Share" feature, which was present in earlier versions?
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Share menu actions are lagging

Whenever choosing an action from the native share menu, the whole widget freezes for a few seconds. It happens every time, no matter what app I want to share to. It seems that the share menu only ...
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Is Android showing app ads in share menu now?

Android is showing an Adobe app in the sharing menu and "Open with" dialog as if it's installed but will install it when I click on it. Is this a new perk of advertising with Google Play? Is ...
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How to share the file names of all the files in a folder in Android?

It is being surprisingly hard to achieve. I've tried so far: Download file manager apps from Google Play. Unfortunately, "share" shares the files, not the file names. None of them had a option like ...
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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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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?

The Direct Share on Android 6 looks like this: The problem is, I very rarely send something to contacts. It is much more frequent for me to look for some app, usually for processing the image, e.g. ...
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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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