Using Link Sharing
Link Sharing is a file sharing app that is able to conveniently upload large files, high resolution pictures, videos & documents saved on your Samsung Galaxy device or Samsung PC to Samsung Cloud for a period of time, create links to those files and then easily send links to others.
You can easily transfer files up to 5 GB which will be stored in your Samsung Cloud service for 3 days and then will be automatically be deleted. Follow the below guide to learn how to use Link Share on your Galaxy device. If you would like to Stop Sharing MMS via Link Sharing click here.
Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.
Step 1. Head into the My Files app
Step 2. Long press the file you would like to send then select Share
Step 3. Tap on Quick Share
Step 4. Choose between Copy link, Share link using an app or Share using a QR Code
Step 5. Tap on the app you would like to share the link to
Step 6. Proceed to follow the in-app instructions to share the link to your preferred contact then tap on Send
Please Note: The unique Link Sharing code will expire in 10 minutes so make sure the code has been received by your friend/family and downloaded within the given timeframe.
Step 1. On the receiving device launch the app the link was shared through
Step 2. Tap on the link to load your web browser
Step 3. Select Download to download the file to your Galaxy device
Step 4. Once downloaded you will be able to open and view directly from your Galaxy device
Please Note: The downloaded files will be placed into your Downloads folder in your Internal Storage of your device.
If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.
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