Share

Adding the sharing component to your app

Sharing is caring and the Share component enables users to use the default apps on their mobile device to make a phone call, send a text, send an email or send a text or image via a user's pre-installed apps.

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Android

iOS

Make a phone call

Phone

Phone

Send a text

Messages

iMessage

Send an email

Gmail

Mail

Share a text or image

Any pre-installed communication app (e.g. WhatsApp, Slack, etc)

Any pre-installed communication app (e.g. WhatsApp, Slack, etc)

Make a phone call

The screenshots above are from a Pixel 3 and an iPhone 7

Event

Description

Call Phone (phone number)

Opens default Phone app to make a call to a specified phone number with one add'l click; does not make phone call automatically for security and safety reasons

Send a text

The screenshots above are from a Pixel 3 and an iPhone 7

Event

Description

Send Text Message (phone number, message)

Opens default messaging app to send a text message to a specified phone number with one add'l click; does not send text automatically for security and safety reasons

Send an email

The screenshots above are from a Pixel 3 and an iPhone 7

Event

Description

Send Email (to email, subject,message)

Opens default email app to send an emailmessage to a specified to email with one add'l click; does not send email automatically for security and safety reasons

Share a text or image

The screenshots above are from a Pixel 3 and an iPhone 7

Share a text

Event

Description

Share Message (message)

Shares text via a user's choice of pre-installed communications app

Share an image

Event

Description

Share Image (image)

Shares an image via a user's choice of pre-installed communications app