Share an application from Software Center

Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch)

You can copy a hyperlink to an application in Software Center using the Share Share button in the Application Details view. You can only share hyperlinks for applications. If the application becomes unavailable, the hyperlink opens a window with an application unavailable message.

  1. Choose Applications, and then choose the application.
  2. Click the Share Share button.
  3. Click Copy in the window.
  4. Paste the URL into an email to share the application.


To create a link in an Outlook email, press CTRL + K and then paste the URL.

By default, Outlook shows a security alert for the Software Center protocol when the recipient clicks the link. Prevent this in your environment by adding a trusted protocol key to the registry. For example, HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Security\Trusted Protocols\All Applications\softwarecenter: