Android share menu: the difficulties of using its full potential
He share menu Android should be one of the easiest to use. Press a button, choose an application, choose a contact if necessary and you’re done. However, the reality is not like that. Why? Mainly, due to the enormous disorder of this menu when using it. Depending on the app, it may be different. Sometimes it is arranged alphabetically and sometimes it is by algorithm. And sometimes the menu suggestions Direct Share nor are they understood.
Curiously, there are missing options to customize. All this could improve with the possibility of choosing which apps appear, or which contacts are suggested and which contacts are not. Leaving everything to artificial intelligence doesn’t always work and can be a real mess. It is due to these kinds of issues that we have taught you to remove Direct Share from the share menu on Android, for example. And that is why today we also teach you pin apps to share menu.
How to pin apps to Android share menu
The first step is to go to an app from which you can share something. In our example we are going to use Google Chrome. We open the app and go to home of Android Help. Once there, we open the menu of the three-point button and choose the option of Share. As you can see in the image, Pushbullet is in the second row, while Direct Share shows contacts from WhatsApp and Twitter.
We then proceed to fix Pushbullet. The process is as simple as pressing and holding on its icon and waiting for the new menu to appear. Choose the option of Pin up and ready. Pushbullet moves to the front row, as do your Direct Share suggestions. This can be seen in the center capture of the image below. In addition, in the screenshot on the right we have also fixed WhatsApp, which in turn causes a change in the order of Direct Share.
Pinned apps will be sorted alphabetically, so keep that in mind when selecting your favorites. With these simple steps you can significantly improve the experience of Share using your Android mobile.