Galaxy Note8: How do I enable and use Direct share on my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Direct Share

Picture Direct Share as a pipeline where you can instantly share photos, videos and more. Direct Share lets you share content with specific contacts directly using the sharing panel from any app. It’s the fastest, easiest way to share information.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Enable Direct Share

Want to send your friend that hilarious video? By enabling Direct Share, you can share content with your contacts. Learn how to set it up:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Advanced features.

4. Scroll to and touch Direct share.

5. To enable Direct share, touch the slider:

Enable Direct Share

Use Direct Share

Want to share a photo with your bestie? Here’s how:

1. Navigate to the file you want to share. For this example, from the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Gallery.

3. Touch and hold the picture you want to share.

4. Touch SHARE.

5. Select the contact you want to share.

Note: Contacts you have shared content with in the past will appear as icons in the sharing panel of any app.


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