Android DirectShare Sample
Sample demonstrating how to show some options directly in the list of share intent candidates.
Direct Share is a feature that allows apps to show their internal options directly in the system Intent chooser dialog. This sample is a dummy messaging app, and just like any other messaging apps, it receives intents for sharing a plain text. When a user shares some text from some other app, this sample app will be listed as an option. Using the Direct Share feature, this app also shows some of contacts directly in the chooser dialog.
In your AndroidManifest.xml, add a meta-data tag in your Activity that receives the Intent. Specify android:name as android.service.chooser.chooser_target_service, and point the android:value to the Service.
- Android SDK 27
- Android Build Tools v27.0.2
- Android Support Repository
This sample uses the Gradle build system. To build this project, use the "gradlew build" command or use "Import Project" in Android Studio.
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If you've found an error in this sample, please file an issue: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-DirectShare
Patches are encouraged, and may be submitted by forking this project and submitting a pull request through GitHub. Please see CONTRIBUTING.md for more details.
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