On Mobile app, I am going to try to decrease and avoid user clicks. My idea is to display text (some words) on same page and use a label instead of using a popup confirmation message.

So, what is the best text (words) to display as label instead of Displaying "Are you sure you want to use credit" confirmation message?

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    I'm not sure how you're trying to avoid a click here. The confirmation messages you describe are designed to add a click in an effort to make sure the user has thought about what they are asking the system to do (make payments, use credits, delete files, etc.). Removing that click effectively removes 'sanity check'. Are you sure that's what you want to do? May 10, 2017 at 13:00
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    I'm still not sure why you want to remove clicks from the sanity check. The whole point of those confirmation messages is that the user must click to confirm that they understand. Without that click there is no sanity check. May 10, 2017 at 13:06
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    What is with this weird idea that more clicks = more user frustration. The thing that adds user frustration is if the user is confused, doesn't find any reason as to why he is there, etc.
    – Majo0od
    May 10, 2017 at 13:09
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    ...Which is why you need them to make an affirmative action with a click - it's like a safety catch on a gun: the gun doesn't just have "be careful" written on the side, the user has to make an affirmative action to release the catch to be able to shoot. The same is true of the click in a confirmation message. Removing that click effectively removes the point of the message. May 10, 2017 at 13:19
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    Perhaps some mockups or screenshots might help better convey what you're trying to accomplish? I agree with all the comments here that extra clicks (especially in this situation) does not necessarily mean a worse user experience and removing the confirmation click step may be counterproductive to what you're trying to do.
    – Michael
    May 10, 2017 at 13:33

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Start Screen - Without label

End screen - With label

I understand what you're talking about. We had a similar requirement in one of the apps we made for a client. The only way which this can make sense is if you have a little animation (in this case, the cards moving down and the lines on either side of the label being drawn outward). Still, this is a shaky UX area. And as to fixing the wording of the label, I suggest you try and use a exclamatory sentence. If the label needs a higher priority and attention, a contrasting color works well. I will try and make a small prototype for this once I get my mac from the repair store.

Cheers! Happy designing!

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