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Best way to manage user experience when all Qs in a trivia app have been asked

BACKGROUND Apologies in advance, but this question requires some context. I'm working on a trivia app which has 600 questions in the database. Upon launching the app, the user is presented with a ...
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When designing for tablet, is it better to restrict the app to one layout?

With more features being added to our app, it becomes more challenging to design for both landscape AND portrait, while trying to maintain optimal layouts for both cases. Often than we expect the ...
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Mobile Learning Report

I am looking for a Comparative Report / Benchmarking about apps of learning foreign languages, like Duolingo, Busuu, Babbel etc. Could someone know or provide something similar? Could be a ...
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Swipe to checkout for ecommerce app

We are working on a feature that allows returning customers to checkout with one swipe, since they have already given their payment and delivery info in their previous purchase. p.s. This is for ...
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Analytic KPIs for Enterprise Mobile Applications

We are in process of creating a Mobile KPI framework - which would cater to needs of all in-house developed Mobile Apps. What we are looking at is: Executive Dashboard Dashboard for Customer of ...
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Better way to display only one word (Twitter hashtag) in table row on iOS

I'm working on a small project for iOS. I have a page set up where the user can see the current trends from Twitter. Currently my UI looks like this: I think this looks rather dull but i cannot think ...
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Name of the interface?

What is this kind of interface called? Moreover , it'd be a great help if someone tells me the application/environment which would help me implement such kind of interface best.Carefully note the plus ...
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Effectively handling a service booking process

I am having 3 problems outlining the user interface flow of my mobile application's booking component, and was wondering if anyone could offer some advice. These problems were spotted during 1-1 ...
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Improving “set appointment time” and “number of people attending” UI elements on booking form

I created the UI above to help facilitate the booking of various services. However after testing it on several users, a number complained about the form's "lack of guidance". They did not understand ...
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Central menu trigger on mobile devices

I've been reading some articles about user behavior on mobile devices, and a lot of them keep showing this image: When trying to figure it out the best menu on the app I'm working on I noticed the ...
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GUI elements in conflict Field Search, FAB button and Menu bar

I'm building a webApp with mobile support, and I'm facing a big issue when dealing with mobile screen and it's size limitations. It's important to note this webApp isn't about a single company. It's ...
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Examples of native app and a web app sync?

I'm currently designing a native app for iOS and Android that will be used as a companion app to an enterprise web app, also still in the design phase. The native app will act as an offline source ...
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Visual/animation for an order success/confirmation screen

Designing the final screen of a checkout funnel on an ecommerce app. What would be a suitable visual or animation for this? I've looked at a few apps and websites, but most of them have just a thank ...
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Expressing brand personality in the UI with animation

Working on giving some character to the APP UI by coming up with some animation presets. These could be used on various elements of the app and will be included in a style guide. Hope to follow a ...
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Best “wizard-like” approach to mobile

For a mobile app, is it better to lead a user off with a brief tutorial in the hopes that they remember some of the key functionality or is it better to have a more wizard-like experience where tips ...
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What are the types of user interface models used in mobile apps [closed]

I'm working on revamping the UI for our mobile app and preparing a presentation explaining the various kinds of UI models out there. As I'm a self taught designer so I'm not familiar with all the ...
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iOS what's the best practice for letting the user know that I'm sending data to the server?

I have an app that when the user clicks on button, i want to send her/his response to the server, I want to tell the user that that I'm sending now the data to the server. I know that there is a ...
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Design for Application consistency or follow OS convention?

When we design applications to be used in the new world of cross channeling, we need to take into account a lot of different factors. Not only do we need to address in which environment the app is ...
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Good way to condense search results?

In my app, after a user performs a query, the server sends back an array of results. Each item in the result is actually information about a particular organization - their name, their address, their ...
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Is there a better solution for picker control on iOS

I'm doing a form field on an app and need to included a drop down at the end of some of the text fields. For the android version I'll be using the material design standard as below. for iOS, they ...
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How to indicate a picker control is going to be opened on a form field

I'm doing a form field on an app and need to included a drop down at the end of some of the text fields. For the android version I'll be using the material design standard as below. I see that iOS ...
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How to provide two options for items in a list, with accessibility for blind users?

I'm developing an Audio book player app for mobile. This app is mostly focused on blind people, so the UI must be comfortable in accessibility mode. For an open book, it shows a list of it's chapters. ...
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Why do apps rarely indicate the selected icon on their navigation bars

i'm looking for a suitable way to indicate that the user is on the cart page on an ecommmerce app by differentiating the cart icon from the rest of the icons on the navigation bar. there's obviously ...
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Indicating the presence of content below the fold in a mobile UI?

In my mobile app, I have a "Profile" section that the user has to fill in. It looks like something like this PERSONAL INFO SECTION HEADER (label) FIRST NAME (textfield) LAST NAME (textfield) ...
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Table with multiple submission links for flip switch input

We are working on a shopping app and have the following display as shown below. The main idea of the app is to help users organize their shopping lists, and note when to, and when not to buy items ...
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Should I reduce number of stages in this search activity for my app?

I am working on a "yellow-pages" app. The following search activity in my app will be used quite a few times by the user, as it forms a core part of the app. At the moment, it feels very cumbersome, ...
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Is scrolling up better?

In apps where you have a list of items sorted by recency (tweets in the Twitter app, threads in the gmail app), typically the most recent item is at the top. For a mobile app, is it better to violate ...
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Should a Floating Action Button (FAB) trigger an action sheet?

I'm designing an application and would like to use the floating button in a post behavior scenario in these steps: Floating button cta List of trigger ctas appear (file, photo, etc) User taps file ...
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How to name those two buttons to switch from effective attendees to invitees

I own an app that suggest an event to some users I chose. So I select, let's say, 40 invitees and I expect some of them (or all of them) to effectively participate to my event. I want to have two ...
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What are the best practices and/or guidelines to replace a table on mobile apps?

I was asked to create a small and likely simple mobile application to display evaluation and its details. Problem is that the person who created the wireframes was clearly thinking on a website ...
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Should iOS native app be distinctly different than the responsive website's mobile version?

I was in a training session, where a room full of designers were learning iOS prototyping in Xcode, and there was an individual there who came from Apple to make sure everything in the course was done ...
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Better way to display items in list view after translating them from card view

I am having difficulty translating the following card view into a list view: This is what I've accomplished so far: Any suggestions on how I can make it more workable?
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Moving process designed for web interface to a mobile interface

I am currently moving a process designed for a web UI to a mobile UI and was wondering how the remaining steps (ie from step 2) could be translated to a mobile UI whilst reducing the number of user ...
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Should we ask users to play a role when performing user testing?

I'm actually working on a users-testing session, to test an expense report application. My question is: When I ask the user to do a task, should I ask them to play a role? Example: If we want users ...
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How to communicate that an app never sends information to a server?

If you have an app that never sends any information to any server, what would be the best way to communicate this via the UI? Background: I produce an app that stores data chosen by the user, ...
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App for wearable device: disconnect notification

I'm designing an app for a wearable device which is connected to the phone over bluetooth. The app more or less can't do anything without a device being connected. When launching the app, the first ...
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Column Headers in a mobile App

We are designing a task-oriented mobile Inspection App to be used by inspectors on the field. Attached is the Dashboard with all inspection requests. Is it a a good Mobile UX/UI practice to show the ...
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Deciding about labels (Taxonomy in User Interface)

I work for a delivery company and we are creating a new section for our mobile app, which has the following features: Pending reviews of restaurants Order Status Order History Favorite restaurants ...
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What's the best location for a Continue button on multi stage Mobile App?

My app has multiple pages, each page the user adds info and continues to the next page. Where is the best place for the Continue control? Bottom & Centered for hierarchy or top right for ...
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Best way to provide add/remove functions for a matrix's rows and columns in a smartphone app

I'm building a matrix calculator for Android and am having some difficulty designing an intuitive Graphical User Interface due to the limited space I have on a smartphone screen. The top 30% of the ...
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Combining 2 non-overlapping pieces of functionality in 1 mobile app?

I am conceptualizing a mobile weather app. I want there to be 2 major pieces of functionality that are both weather-related (photos and weather forecasts/data), but there would be little to no overlap ...
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What are the pros and cons of Horizontal vs Vertical scroll for image view on mobile apps?

We have an image gallery and are stuck in choosing whether it should be vertical scroll like Instagram feed or horizontal scroll like viewing Facebook photos. What are the pros and cons of both ...
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What advantages an internal gallery can bring to an instant messaging app?

I'm working on an instant messaging app for mobile devices (much like WhatsApp, Hangouts, etc.). I've been advised to implement an internal photo gallery to let the user navigate through the pictures ...
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Should I be more worried about creating a consitent UI among platforms or creating native expiriences? [duplicate]

I am starting to develop for all three major mobile platforms (Android, iOS, and Windows UWP), and have run into a UX issue a few times. Each platform has it's own design guide. Android has Material, ...
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How to deal with perceived frustration in rewards based app?

I'm working on an app with a gamification approach and I kinda hit a wall with a problem: users may feel frustrated even though they've achieved a goal Since this is a bit complex to understand ...
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iPhone layout to choose when having ads on bottom of the screen? Hamburger menu or bottom tab bar?

I am working on an iPhone app that needs to have ads at the bottom of the screen. I am not sure if I should use a hamburger (side) menu or a tab bar. In my opinion, the tab bar is the better option, ...
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Best practice for “Back to Top” on mobile app?

What are best practices for implementing Back to Top functionality on a (potentially) long activity feed, on a mobile app? At this point it's not clear whether the feed will be infinitely scrollable ...
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Questions regarding the structure of a mobile payments screen

I am currently working on the payments process of my mobile application. Before asking my questions, I wanted to give a brief overview of what I have done so far. Payment Summary On this screen, ...
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Haptic feedback in ecommerce

Planning on implementing interactive design elements in an e-commerce app. Haptics seems a very exciting area, but besides games and im messengers, I've yet to come across any examples of ecommerce ...
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Mobile apps and websites

I have wondered this for a long time now,but it came up again when my mother asked me: "Why does facebook open sometimes in the browser if i downloaded the app ?" So i thought is this a technical ...