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Without knowing anything about your app, the best solution I can think of, is introducing a brief on-boarding that includes instructions on swiping with one finger to use the app (with an accompanying visual example). I'd be interested to know where they're getting the idea that two fingers is for swipe; maybe they're laptop users having a hard time ...


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I strongly disagree with swiping from left to right being "natural". Natural swiping is dependent on the language, as the gesture of swiping mimics turning a page in a physical book, magazine or newspaper. So the natural direction of swiping is whatever direction you would use with printed material. Swiping left to right is intuitive for most Western ...


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Because we read from left to right this means the most natural way of swiping would to bring in new content from the right. So the comment above is correct. Swipe to the left. updated by 'we' I mean the West. For other languages will be in accordance with the reading direction.


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Personally, I can swipe left easily, while trying to swipe up/down results in me swiping on a diagonal angle. Personally, horizontally is much better.


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Research From Nielsen: Desktop websites have a strong guideline to avoid horizontal scrolling. But for touch-screens, horizontal swipes are often fine. Indeed, mobile-device users typically expect to horizontally swipe their way through a carousel. There's also this research from Poynter showing a similar trend: iPad users have an overwhelming ...


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It depends on the data. If it's fewer records with more individual data points for each record, it's likely a horizontal table. If it's many records with fewer data points for each record, it'd likely a vertical table.



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