I am using a pull to refresh on my page. But the page also loads "OnInit". How do I let the user know that the current information is old when it is initially loaded? Should I trigger the pull to refresh animation?

  • Can you please clarify what is meant by "using a pull"? Is that related to a user interaction?
    – Izquierdo
    Mar 12, 2021 at 15:06
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    @Izquierdo Pull is a common way of refreshing Information on mobile apps. Sinan would be good that you explain what exactly is "OnInit" in the description, that seems as non-UX term.
    – xul
    Apr 18, 2021 at 10:45

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The information you load onInit shouldn't be old, it should be the latest one (think Facebook). I'm not sure why you're not doing it by that, but that should be the default.

As for new content (I'm not sure because you mention "refresh animation") you could have a toast or any other kind of alert dialog that let users know there's new content. This site is a good example, if you go to the main page and wait for a bit, you'll see a small alert on top of all posts letting you know there are new questions with activity


you can show a text that tells something like Last checked : 3 mins ago

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