As a refresher, on Android phones, the “share” button looks like a “less-than” sign, with a circle at each point, whereas on iPhones, it’s an arrow pointing out of a rectangle. But no matter which platform you’re using, the purpose of the button is the same—to share whatever you’re looking at with other people.
The orange button on the bottom right corner is your screen share button. When you’re ready to start sharing your Android screen, tap it!. You’ll see two privacy notifications pop up. This is to ensure you understand that your entire device screen is being shared.
Most of the time, you’ll see the share button directly beneath the file you’re currently viewing, but sometimes, you’ll have to tap the three-dot menu button in the top-right corner of your screen to access the share feature. (1) Share button in Google Photos app.
If you are using Android 4.0 and above, the phone may come with a screen share feature.
- Ensure that your mobile device and the TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi.
- From your phone, go to SETTINGS, then select SHARE AND CONNECT.
- Under SCREEN SHARE category, select SCREEN SHARING or MIRROR SCREEN.
The Share button lets people add a personalized message to links before sharing on their timeline, in groups, or to their friends via a Facebook Message. If your app is native to iOS or Android, we recommend that you use the native Share Dialog on iOS and Share Dialog on Android instead.
What is the Android Share menu? The Share menu is one of Android’s best and most powerful features. The Share icon is present in almost every app, and gives you the ability to share content between apps and even devices virtually seamlessly.
Find the app or game that you want to share and tap the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner. Next, select “Share” from the menu. Android’s native share menu will open. You can either “Copy” the link and paste it in any messaging or social media app you want, or select an app to directly share it with.