Link Sharing APK

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Last updated: 2020-01-13 16:21:52

The easiest way to send large files to your family and friends.

APP Information

Download Version (1110000018)
Apk Size7.02 MB
App DeveloperSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android8.0.0 and up

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App Description

Link Sharing is samsung,android,simplesharing,productivity,linksharing, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 3 by 3 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. website who developed it. apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 8.0.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than Link Sharing APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 6676295+ times on store. You can also download APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Link Sharing is a file sharing app that can conveniently share large video clips or massive quantities of photos (at their original sizes) to large groups of people.
- Large size files transfer without any settings and cable connection
- Transfer original files safely with Samsung Cloud
- Maximum 2G can be transferred at once, with individual file size limit being 1G
- Supports all file types (except Apk types)
- Various file transferring options
 . Send to contacts, Create a link,  Share with Code
* You may download the most recent PC version from the link below.
* Maximum of 2 GB can be transferred daily. Files are stored on the server for two days before being deleted.
* Apk files are not supported due to legal issues.
 [Detailed information]
. Link Sharing introduction video:
. PC Simple Sharing introduction video:
To best use Link Sharing's convenient file sharing service, we ask user’s permissions listed below
• Read and Write Internal Storage: To transfer or store photos, videos, and files on your device through Link Sharing
• Read and Write External Storage (SD Card): To transfer or store photos, videos, and files on your device through Link Sharing
• Read Contacts: To view your contacts' information and find friends Link Sharing friends through Link Sharing
• Phone: To maintain device authentication status
• SMS: To authenticate phone numbers and share links in the sign-up phase
If the OS version of the device is lower than Android 6.0, it is impossible to select whether to allow the access privilege. Therefore, after checking whether the OS can be updated, the existing access privilege can be reset through the device's Settings> Application Management menu. 

App ChangeLog

  • . Supports the display of thumbnail images in the HEIF file format
  • . Improved the file transfer feature for the Samsung Messages app used on a PC
  • . Improved the usability of the Multi window feature in DeX mode
  • . Made other usability improvements

App Screens

Link Sharing Screenshot 1Link Sharing Screenshot 2Link Sharing Screenshot 3Link Sharing Screenshot 4Link Sharing Screenshot 5

Reviews From google play store

Per this statement above program is doing as stated. Now please figure solution for when I'm trying to switch between different app's using the ||| button next to the home button. Most often prevents closure when trying to close any app. Typically occurs as described: 1]I open text app 2]Click retailers link which opens Chrome switching me to retailers app [if on device]. 3]After pressing ||| again device MAY FINALLY show all apps open. 4]Select app to close yet nothing occurs for 4-6 min later.

The device does not have sufficient onboard storage capacity to have the app working with ur device especially after the updates. Too many additional apps cannot be moved to the external storage as most other devices are able to. Permanently struggling with very low on board memory after just a few of the standard updates for the onboard apps. And many of the devices own apps cannot be disabled completely or uninstalled if not used.

Not happy with this version. The old app (Flir Secure) was more user friendly on my Samsung. Now, if the video loads. It's way slower. Sometimes it times put before the video loads. Definitely not happy.

This app was put on my phone WITHOUT my consent. I don't need it, I don't want it and i CANNOT remove it. It is not the only app that Samsung has forcibly installed on my phone and which then proceeds to interfere with my personally downloaded apps. As the problem appears to be Samsung's own disregard for customer privacy, this is my last Samsung phone. Mary, BA (Ord.) Law

Zero zero zero. What a horrible app. Went to look a privacy policy and it's in I think Chinese??? Ohmmmm you put it in here as not an optional item then make it almost impossible to stop it, then to make matter's worse I can't even write to the privacy dept about it because I can't convert the language to English. Frustrated.

Link Sharing no longer allows generating codes or code downloads. There is no loss in file size upon transfers. The Link Sharing companion app on Windows works much better. There is code support as well. I use Your Phone on Windows to seamlessly transfer files. Please bring back code support Samsung. Thank you.

This app was installed on my new Samsung S10E. Listing here states last update was quite some time ago. Actually app was just updated 09/08/2019. I like this app very much. Operates just fine and is robust. Integrated with other apps very well. Again congrats to the developers efforts on this excellent utulity!!!!!

Ok thanks to a negative review I found the problem I had with pop up ads in EVERY app I open was caused by this app. Once I uninstalled all updates and Force Stop it, they no longer pop up. This is a stupid app. So if you like pop up ads, go ahead and continue updating it and don't Force Stop this app. Doesn't even deserve 1 star. 0 stars from me!

A horrendous app that will eat your entire data in a few minutes. Sent a 200 mb video it used up 5gb data in a few minutes it's done this a few times. Do not use this app. There's no way to complain and your files seem not to be private as it can be viewed by there customer service if you can ever get through to them with no way to refund you a penny. Avoid like the plague.

It's a worthless junk app, that is of course preinstalled when I bought another junk ass Samsung Galaxy with Google App's android phone! Time to switch to an IPHONE and get rid of Samsung/ Google App's altogether asap.

0 STARS! Forcefully installed on MY phone without MY permission & can't be uninstalled, uses data & storage, closes apps while in use, drops internet & wifi, slows phone down, changes settings, deletes files, drains battery. Receive unwanted- offensive-sexual-inappropriate ads/videos/pop ups & happened while my underage children were playing a game. I contacted my attorney & started taking screenshots as well as videos with another device for evidence to pursue legal action. MY phone, MY consent!

Nothing is a choice! Even tho its supposedly MY DEVICE/SERVICE and Im the 1 that pays ALOT each month for it! But yet ALL these apps like this 1, that I did NOT choose to download are always popping up anyways! And taking up tones of space on MY PHONE. GRRRR...NOT COOL!!

Junk forced down load of something I didn't want.. sick of apps showing up on my phone and slowing it down if I want an app I will download it!

All of a sudden it started downloading and I can't stop it. I didn't ask for this app. I hate that they can see all my stuff from contacts to pictures And text messages.

Most of the time, i would say 80%, it cannot upload the file i am trying to share. I shared 2.5Mb fileabout 11 hours ago. The link is supppsed to expire today, but has been stuck on 32%. The message when i check on it os always, "Paused. Waiting for connection." During these times i am on the Internet. I can browse sites. Read the news and post this rating. It would be a cool app if it actually work more than 20% of the time.

no working , unable to register . it says failed to register. using Samsung s9+ Europe model and still not working.

It's just a way for your data to stolen upon interception. That's why it's forced & can't be controlled in any way. This is what I believe because I've been suffering with so many issues dealing with this kind of stuff for years including phones being rooted & I didn't do it. the lists go on & on. Be careful with Google too. You could have a fake user interface on your phone stealing your information & data, yet never know it unless you research it because Google will never send warnings. Shady

ha joke... bringing back that retro spyware that auto downloads with a couple other similar apps. don't be fooled force kill stop it and un install. and watch out for all the spyder eggs that come along with it game tools.

WILL KILL YOUR DATA. do not use unless you have unlimited data. Sent a 200 mb file it used up 3gb of data. Do not use if both sides dont have unlimited data.

What a stealing of ones contacts. You want access to that , which i denied, now the rubbish cannot be un installed!!!!!

worst app . what is with the time limits for sharing. i cant keep these clips and i can only view them one day i can't even save the clips for later viewing. this is ridiculous and a waste of download space. Developer, you need to go back to the drawing board on this one. At least provide the option to save before you re no longest able to access the videos. provide prompts or something. Not Happy with this

Every time I try to click on a share option, all the icons move so 9/10 times this app is way more annoying than helpful. I think if it had the option to show/hide or somehow sort, not just randomly move all the messaging apps around however it feels like it would be a much better app. Pls I can't unsintall!

This is one of many Samsung apps I wish I could permanently uninstall. I don't need it wasn't it, and it's like junkware in a desktop.

can't open, know what it's for, didn't install, can't uninstall or stop, yeah it's one of many that I didn't ask for, have everything turned off and still it just keeps on going, thanks for allowing link sharing to link someone else to my phone. oh by the way, I'm moving to an iPhone.

This app was preinstalled on 2 of my Samsung devices & I've NEVER been able to use it. It needs to be removed.

Honnestly impressed by the ease of use of the app. No need to send my files to google drive or onedrive or email just to share. Hit share , by contact sms or create a link and send throught another app. Easy, effeortless, fast ... Send and forget which is what should be default for every phones. Awesome.

Useful for sharing large files quickly without compressing. Saves me going through steps to upload to Google drive or Dropbox, copy & then send link, especially when my cloud drives tend to be maxed out, forcing me to make room. Without Samsung's easy link sharing I would not bother. Don't know why other users are fixated on this as bloatware; it's useful and unobtrusive, just one more option on the share file list. My only quibble is that sometimes the links show as expired by the receiver, even though they are still valid from my view. Haven't tracked down what the problem might be on that.

DONT UPDATE IF YOU WANT TO PAY LESS ON REWARD POINTS. what can i get for the 5m reward choice, nothing cause its been put upto 8.3m points. so whats the 10m gone upto? why is this happening to the rewards system. and why did my last review get taken down? theres no history of it anymore what are you and google playing at. its something dodgy by the looks of it.

Someone needs to get this developer to understand this app steals your information hides it in subfolders in your files then won't let you access or delete that file with whatever information it stole. Why is Google and playstore not doing anything about this

After this Orbit J3, I'll never by another Samsung phone again. The volume suck and S's sound like fingernails down a chalkboard. What's really annoying are all the Samsung apps that you keep turning back on even though I've turned them off several times. I don't want Bixby, I don't want to your crappy voicemail service, and I have no use for your stupid cloud, I use Google. Also what's up with everything being gray with a little darker gray font that you can barely read on the gray background?

What I hate about this app is that it's very slow when you hit " share option" it takes forever just to open. I have a galaxy s7 and it's very slow. I don't want this app because it's like all of Samsung applications are slow.. you will get a 1 star from me for now

This app sucks I don't even need this app I've got other apps to share with is a redundant useless data leeching power sucking waste of an app forced on us when we don't need it to work Bluetooth Anyway by Samsung... Thanks Samsung

Why does my McAfee Anti Virus Warn me Not to install your app? It seems that my personal data and information is at a higher risk than those apps in the same category.

Link Sharing can be force stopped by going into your Settings>Apps>Link Sharing>Clear Cache>Clear Data>Force Stop on Samsung Phones running 8.0 and higher.

i thought this app was perfect and it must be because its not needed any update in years. thank god Samsung is so invested in making sure security for users on older phones is as good as it was years ago. the religious way Samsung freezes updates on depeicated stuff so we get to use bloat ware 100% as good as 3-4 years ago. 100% the same. show offy apple take that. good hackers cant read about unpatched vulnerabilities online or....wait.....

One of the very helpful apps of all time...🌞 This app helps me lot almost every time.....We can share the links of any videos, apps, texts, images & much more.....Great Job Samsung.....I really appreciate your work! 👌

i got to year 5 almost at the end and it.s says no more challenges check again later... that was 3 days ago... i really doubt that i finished the game and you did not make more challenges, at least so we can finish year 5... also it crushes randomly, and sometimes does not save the progress and makes me loose challenges i actualy won.

Do you know how many problems this is caused in my relationship due to the fact that I'm constantly accusing my husband of downloading Spy Apps whether he is or he is not there's way too many apps that are installed on my phone that can't be disabled or uninstalled due to Samsung I do believe it's time for a class action lawsuit myself if you or anybody that's read this post there's quite a few of you that I've read that agree. Samsung it's time for you to do with the consumer wants!!!!!

Very good for a good reason and the best way to do it is by making it easy for a app to locate.

This is Samsung's forced installed app, did not request for this app and there is no shortcut to use. Even if you search for the name it does not appear in the list of installed applications. You cannot uninstall completely or disable. Something fishi about this APP, Google should blacklist this app which they will not do.

someone who obviously wants to hack you through wifi direct when you see this added to your device even though you didn't add it. how ? beats me when you have note 9 mobile and bio-metrics to lock your accounts and apps and yet someone comes along gets in rules everything and you have no control left

I love this app. It really keeps you in the word and is encouraging.

Identity theft victim. Trash hackers used this to set up a combo with other apps and my PC for total infiltration. This is one of the first steps.

Don't use!!! Annoying spam and pop up ads everytime you open or switch between apps.

Bloatware, no point to it being on your phone if you dont want it but you are not allowed to completely remove it. Annoying and I wish Google would crack down on these types of apps and allow a full uninstall

It was working perfectly until you decided that contact details are essential. Why can't we just share links like we used to? This app is called "Link Sharing" for a reason, right?

While so prominently displayed atop the share sheet, I had completely missed this function. I really think it is very well done and an absolute live saver when you need to send larger files. It is so easy to use. Everybody should give it a try.

Here's another Bloat App that for most of us will never use . Something that makes me angry is these kind of Apps run in "Stealth Mode" without permission from us weather we want them to or not . Question really is why are you sharing my information to your Partners without my Knowledge or permission ?

Sharing with this is more flexible and without downgrade media

WELL, I was about to join the chorus of one STAR reviewers.. HOWEVER, After reading your reviews where some were full of praise and others ( like me ) were not so happy.... SO...After thinking about it, I went to Play Store and uninstalled the update. IT IMMEDIATELY REVERTED TO a form of SIMPLE SHARE which we liked..😄😃😀 " DON'T update if this is what you wanted " Might I suggest the developers offer a separate (all encompassing ) pro version. Thanks team.😀😄🌱

Great product and helpful for students. Thank you I am so happy with my new Samsung A20. It is so much better for my disability needs than an ipad

Not even sure how this app got on my phone, but my android is having a ton of glitches and I'm trying to delete every app that I'm unsure about but yet this one for some reason does not have the uninstall option. I'd like to get this taken care of.

Didn't install. DID NOT AGREE TO THIS APPS 'PERMISSIONS'. Being as that is, I resent the use of the term 'permissions' being used here - ITS MEANING DOES NOT APPLY & IS COMPLETELY INAPPROPRIATE The correct, more accurate term could be any one of the following: collect, confiscate, procure, seize, hijack, or profiteer- are a few. However one cares to discribe the onslaught that we, the general public, are enduring to appease your corporate greed & unwittingly be molded into ideal consumerists

I didn't want this app. It installed and updated without any permission. Trying to crash my phone? Spyware?

downloaded by other apps. user never opened it not easy to remove. very capable/powerful app. causing links to neighbors devices/etc. needs better authentication.

This link sharing keeps up to date 😱 i like this app!!!

Convenient feature, but after upgrading to One UI the notification "Uploading files..." stays on the notification shade even after the upload is finished. Needed to force stop to rid of the notification.

It might be all right for some people they have to use to share on phones but I do not need it share my service with nobody especially those who use your email for unlawful means to control your phone for their own purpose I believe they clone and use your phone for their purpose also I was looking at someone's address on maps it was turned off as I was trying to find out who was in my phone which I already know who's on my phone it should be a way to turn this app off for people who are evil

App will not open since the latest update. I have uninstalled, reinstalled and updated it again. Tried this multiple times to no avail. Shame because I really liked the app when it worked.

I've turned it off several times since owning phone. It keeps turning itself on without my permission and now it cannot be disabled. I think it's time for a class action lawsuit!

I didn't ask for it. I don't need or want it. the only thing it does for me is take up room on my phone. I would like the choice to choose what I want and use and not be forced as to what I have to keep on my phone and worry about security issues.

once upload is interrupted due to connectivity issues , almost impossible to resume it when internet connection is available.

This app is the easiest to share files with links. Way faster than the other apps like one drive or Google Drive. It has benefited me a lot in the past two years I've been using it.

Another Samsung App I can't uninstall, thanks for eating up my resources. The phone barely survives an entire day. My Xperia XZ2 makes 2-3 days. Last Samsung phone for me!!!

Just another samsung thing i don't use coming preloaded on my phone. Better add that to the samsung bloatware pile.

I haven't used it in a long time. it used to be a great app. Now ads interrupt constantly and the ease of operating the program is gone.

it sucks everytime I take a picture its pings me an tells me to link to Samsung cloud an I don't want that an theres no way to turn it off

Bloatware to put your privacy at risk. No way to disable or uninstall

Seriously.... What is wrong with all of the ignorant and useless comments here? If you are going to review and app, review the app.... Not complain about how you can't Uninstall it. This app works well for the purpose it serves, easily sharing large files without having to sign up for a service. As far as people blindly complaining about the app being pre-installed.... Who cares! It takes up hardly any space on my note 9, doesn't impact performance in any way, and offers a feature not found on other devices. I don't think people should complain about useful apps being pre-installed. If you don't use it... Fine. But at least Samsung offers useful and helpful features on their devices, where as companies like Google with their pixel line are becoming more like Apple with fewer and fewer built in features. Seriously people... Stop complaining about the app being pre-installed.....

love the expiry feature of the app. would love it even more if the daily upload size was more. like if it was linked to samsung cloud to provide that space or something like that.

This app need to be updated. Can't download files. It takes forever. Unistalling.

Why I can't copy links after the update? Please help

I dont get the technology era. I mean I get its fascinating but it would be just as effective to put personal information on Craig's list or offer up then you would at least get a cpl bucks for it. I mean we've already seen breaches of sensitive info from major players. google, fb, phone companies. anyone saying your stuff is safe is lying. like radio waves that radios harness. it's just a matter of time.

This app is the worst. every time I try to share a file the app closes and file is no where near the max amount allowed to share

Works for me every time to share files between me and others so it's a time saving app that makes my life easier.

Why does Samsung need to listen to personal conversations? So I have to root my phone to have privacy!

this app is a personal privacy and security issue just waiting to happen. the ability to uninstall it would be great.

Right now this is creating some problems. Sharing pictures take soo much of time to load.. and some time loading never ends..

I have always considered myself technologically backward, but your apos have made using my phone pleasurable. Thank you, Roberta

Don't like using this after recent Android update on 2/16/19. Why do I have to send link via SMS now? Just dumb.

Cannot find it on my S7 but it's there (??). I do not use Samsung Cloud so I guess this app doesn't work without it. Seems pointless as a stand-alone app.

never used it,never had a reason too,just using up space on my phone like most of the other Samsung apps foisted on you

I believe that my Link Sharing account has and is being hacked and as so compromised. Please conduct a full investigation as to validate all IP addresses associated with my Link Sharing account. Thank You.

Its really slow in sending Can you improve the user interface for sending and receiving Its a good app but needs over hauling I like it

Can't install update, keep getting error code 944. Can't uninstall or disable either so now stuck with a permanent pending update. :(

App has been crashing since yesterday afternoon... I've reported it several times already. Please fix issue

Expiration date cannot be adjusted. So who ever is receiving as soon as file goes through better get it. BC it will be unavailable the next dam day

Still not close to 100% quality even when sharing between Samsung devices..trying to figure out the point besides crazy file sharing

Unable to uninstall. Privacy violation.

Another samsung app which is forced on me even though I'm not using it. Another bunch of useless empty reviews at the top of the most usefull reviews. Google designers are so dumb.

Randomly ads pop up from this ad. How to stop?

I like any technology that helps this link together all of our devices easily. To this end, I think we're onto something here! I'll leave it at that. Try and see what you think.

So much useless bloatware on this phone - I'm going pure android next upgrade. 😝 At least let us uninstall this stuff Samsung - it's not so bad putting it there IF we can choose to get rid of it.

Absolutely useless. Doesn't allow to uninstall easily

Great way to share high quality video and pictures without losing the beauty of the scene

I wish this built-in unremovable adware and bloatware app wouldn't take 1/3 of the share menu.

Useless. Dropbox is more useful than this.

How do I get this off my phone? It is using up storage and chewing through data but has no uninstall or disable option.

This app is absolutely perfect for sharing files that are not Android and sharing other big files with everyone

Don't want it and Samsung won't allow you to delete it. something is fishy you should be forced to keep apps that you don't want. Another system of control

Apk scan results

Apk Scaned By TotalVirus Antivirus, Was Pure And Safe.

Scan Stats:confirmed-timeout:0|failure:0|harmless:0|malicious:0|suspicious:0|timeout:0|type-unsupported:9|undetected:55|
File type:Android
Magic:Zip archive data, at least v1.0 to extract
File size:7361036
Uncompressed Size:10700640
Contained Files	:1756
Contained Files By Type:crt:1,dex:1,png:185,xml:75,


requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read your contacts
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

read phone state
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.

read your own contact card
Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others.

read your text messages (SMS or MMS)
Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

receive text messages (SMS)
Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.

send respond-via-message events
Allows the app to send requests to other messaging apps to handle respond-via-message events for incoming calls.

send SMS messages
Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify your contacts
Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

modify/delete internal media storage contents
Allows the app to modify the contents of the internal media storage.

edit your text messages (SMS or MMS)
Allows the app to write to SMS messages stored on your phone or SIM card. Malicious apps may delete your messages.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

uninstall shortcuts
Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.


Certificate Issuer:C:KR, CN:Samsung Cert, L:Suwon City, O:Samsung Corporation, ST:South Korea, OU:DMC,
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