Share a video from Youtube to iOS maui app

yaron kadman 81 Reputation points


I am trying to make my .net Maui app available on the share menu so that I can let users share video urls from Youtube and then open my app at a certain page with that url already showing in one of the fields on the page.

I was able to do it in Android.

Doing it in iOS is more complex, did anyone manage to implement this functionality in iOS?

As far as I understand I need to use an App Extension Share project or universal links. From what I understand the extension Share project route will make my app visible on the share menu (from Youtue for example) so that I can choose my app).

Any help would be appreciated in this matter.

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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 23,306 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    You are right. Opening links to your own app needs to use App Extension Share project or universal links. But universal links is not suitable for this sharing situation. You could try iOS share extension.

    For more details, please refer to the GitHub discussion- iOS Extensions #3289

    (iOS App Extensions are available with MAUI/.net-ios)

    Best Regards,

    Wenyan Zhang

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