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    Default "Share" button or icon on Asus Nexus 7

    I'm feeling dummylike as I'm setting up an Asus Nexus 7 for my wife, got it updated to Android 4.4.4 but just do not see where the 3-dot Share button or icon is hiding. My rooted Nook Tablet has that button (next to the Home and Back buttons at the bottom of the screen); my Galaxy S4 has it. But where is it on the Nexus? I'm used to tapping it to bring up the Share options--email, text, FB, Instapaper etc.
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    Default Re: "Share" button or icon on Asus Nexus 7

    Welcome to Android Central! If something is shareable, you'll see the 3 dot Share button. The examples you gave--email, text, FB (posts, I assume)--are not typically share-able in the way that a photo or a website might be. Can you give us an example of something you can share on your S4 or Nook, but that you can't on your Nexus 7?
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    Default Re: "Share" button or icon on Asus Nexus 7

    So on Dolphin browser on both my Nook tab and Nexus 7, I opened the lead NYT story. On the Nook, there's the Share button at the bottom, with popup menu incl More; tapping More gets to Share page; that gets me to Share via Gmail, Instapaper, etc. On the Nexus, no 3-dot button. As it happens, NYT has that little arrow you can use to forward, but only to email, FB, Twitter, and G+, an option not available on every website. Personally, I like to save to Instapaper, esp long articles.

    Trying to use Dolphin Reader, a browser addon, but won't save the NYT article. Instapaper isn't available as a Dolphin addon.

    I hate to think the Nexus is less capable than a rooted Nook tab!
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    Default Re: "Share" button or icon on Asus Nexus 7

    If you want to share a webpage on Chrome, tap the 3 vertical dot menu button, then Share, then select where you want to share it.
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    Default Re: "Share" button or icon on Asus Nexus 7

    Thanks, P.Diddy. I've been resisting Chrome but maybe my wife will like it--it's her tab, after all.
    B. Diddy likes this.

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