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Enable and use 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.

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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. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Direct share.

  3. To enable Direct share, touch the slider.

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, navigate to Apps > Gallery.

  2. Touch and hold the image you want to share.

  3. Touch SHARE.

  4. Select the contact you want to share.

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

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