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Add an element to an interface without increasing the complexity of the layout

I need to implement a text and a switch to a login interface. This is what I made: The problem is that I think it is a bit inappropriate, considering the layout and colors chosen in the interface. ...
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Is it a norm in android apps to only have bottom navigation only on parent activities

I have checked multiple apps, and in most of them, bottom navigation is only visible on parent activities, when i go in any inner activity bottom navigation goes away, so my question is that is there ...
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Hyper Personalised alarm app [closed]

There are a lot of alarm apps available in the market, some with personalized and some without. We are in a discussion to create a hyper-personalized alarm app for native android users. Can you advise ...
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Whats the best naming convention for items inside a list/cell using Sketch symbols?

The symbols included in Sketch have this structure for cells (used in list/table): Insert > Symbols > iOS UI Design > Cells > Table Insert > Symbols > iOS UI Design > Overrides > Cells Using the ...
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When to shown app intro onboarding? before or after sign up

For mobile applications when it is good to show the app intro onboarding(slider with app features). I have seen some mobile apps showing app intro before signup process and most after. Which is most ...
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White action bar or dark actionbar

I see many apps today uses shades of white extensively in their design. Even action bar color is shade of white which was used to be dark color earlier in android. This seems to be a trend. As I ...
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Android UX/UI guidelines for smaller vs larger screen size and pixel densities

I'm an Android Developer that's not all that well versed in UI/UX design principles. In the projects I work on, I find that the biggest issue is accounting for the myriad of screen densities and sizes....
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Best practice for editing list items

I am designing a screen where the user can add products to a list. Now if a user decides that the quantity of an item on the list needs to be changed, or an item needs to be removed, what would be the ...
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A ripple animation to make the user aware of a new or unknown feature

There's a UI technique I've previously seen on apps where a new feature or otherwise a feature unknown to the user has some kind of round ripple animation the size of a fingertip on it to indicate to ...
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Asking for permissions to access contacts Android and IOS on native apps

Hi wondering if someone can answer this... Is it necessary to ask the user for permission before accessing a list of contacts on a native app.. see attached image for context.
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Will users know a CardView is clickable?

I am working on a personal project to sharpen my mobile development and UX skills and ran into a small UX dilemma. Each CardView contains some data and a start button that, when pressed, will take ...
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What are the pros and cons of using 2 fonts on a single page/throughout an application?

As a very relatable example, we have Android OS (since which version I do not remember) using 2 fonts, one for headlines and one for the rest of the text. As in the image, we can see that it uses 2 ...
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Does not making the exact same behavior in one Android API version look too unprofessional? [closed]

I've problems with implementing a certain behavior in an app I'm creating, exactly when this app is run with Android API 28 (the last one by the moment). Being able to implement it nicely in all the ...
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How should I deal with an Android permission who is only useful in my app just to prevent an user from cheating and that looks out of place?

For my app I'm asking for an Android permission that allows to set some things to prevent the user from being able to cheat in some things related to my app. Problem is that it's a permission that ...
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Presenting selling statistics for multiple tags per each sold item in mobile application

I am writing application mobile (React native) application that lists items that users buy and sell. Each item can be tagged with some tags. I want to present some statistics statistics like: profit ...
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What is the best UI component to make user select a number from small range (1-12)?

I'm creating an Android application in which I want user to select a number from 1 to 12 (The standard in which user is studying). For this I've considered a dropdown with numbers 1 to 12 or a ...
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Represent the time table UI in Android

I have to desgin an android layout from the web page shown below. How can I represent the time table UI shown below for an Android layout. Note that the periods & days are dynamically delivered ...
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How to achieve quick navigation, for scrollable horizontal tabs on Android mobile devices

Problem Labels is quite a common feature, in note taking app, for categorizing notes. Most of the note taking app in the markets, will place labels selection in hamburger navigation bar. For ...
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Can we use Airbnb Cereal font within android app for free? [closed]

I'm newbie on ux stackexchange community so , pardon me if it's wrong place to ask my question . Currently I'm developing an Android application & I really like UI/UX of Airbnb so , I'm trying to ...
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Hamburger menu or back button on Android?

Should I display hamburger menu icon (in the place of the navigation icon on the top App bar) on every screen that comes directly from the navigation drawer on Android or should it be the back button? ...
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How should an Android permission that looks fishy for the app but without which it's impossible to obtain a certain needed behavior be handled?

To be honest, I'm not 100% sure if the ways to achieve that behavior only are possible through that permission, or even if there's some workaround of that behavior, but I'm almost sure so I'm posting. ...
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Is there an alternative design pattern for the autocomplete UI interaction [closed]

I have a form in android mobile app which has 3 nested autocomplete each one will depends on the previous one for its value. But the customer wants something better than autocomplete. Since there are ...
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Most intuitive way to indicate swipe gestures

Right now I have a ViewPager with two different Fragments, and I currently indicate to swipe left and right with two chevrons. However, someone might mistake those icons for buttons, and I would like ...
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What's the best way to add item and childItem to ExpandingRecyclerView?

I have element of the library ExpandingRecyclerView (RecyclerView with one nesting) placed on the NavigationDrawer. I need to find the most elegant and visually good way to add item and childItem. I ...
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Smallest phone screen to design for

I am developing an android app, and I was wondering the smallest screen size I should design for... I covered my bases with horizontal scrolling, but implementing horizontal and vertical scrolling ...
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Autosuggestion in post creation

I'm designing one specific medical application and got stucked with autosuggestions. The idea is to write a post and include medical terms in it and do it without tag system. Should work like this: ...
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Filter icon on Android

Sorry for bugging you with such a simple question, but I'm wondering what your insights and experiences are in the usage of Android's defined filter icon. Based on my personal experience, there's no ...
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Making colorPrimary and colorPrimaryDark the same. Good Or Bad idea?

I'm natively Android developer. Recently I'm trying a new thing that to make colorPrimary and colorPrimaryDark the same. Does it act upon user impression somehow? I'm giving an example what it looks ...
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Login Flow if user is going to order stuff

Given the user has to fill in contact telephone number and address. If the new customer is going to make an order, the customer has to ask the user to login. After successful login, should the user ...
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Status bar color of BBC confused with battery low

This morning I was reading this Then I thought for seconds my phone battery is down. But it was not the case. Well it is different from the red of battery saver. Many cannot figure it out. Is it ...
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What should be the Security Pattern for Wallet App?

I'm in early stages of developing an Android app for Wallet. I need to be clear about security options I should use. I have a couple of Options listed. Help choose a user-friendly option or suggest ...
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How to select a location using Google Maps

I'am developing an Android app where users can add clients specifying a name and a location. The name is required, the location is optional. Under the hood the location is composed of: Address as a ...
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Can a dialog have more than two actions in material design?

Is it a good practice to have more than two actions in a dialog box? Please find the image attached. Thanks
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What is the best position for Settings in bottom navigation view activity?

According to Material Design guidelines, there are two main places for Settings in an Android application: Navigation Drawer (if present) Upper right corner of the toolbar Now my problem is that I ...
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Certain features of the app restricted to one country?

Suppose there is an app with three main core features. One of the core features can be used by users of any country and it will work fine. The remaining two core features of the app may not work fine ...
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Android indicate that user have to fill a field before validate

I'm creating an android application and I got a question about UX. I got a scrollable activity that will show some informations. The user can just validate or refuse the activity. Something like that ...
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How to handle a single option in a dropdown?

I have an android screen that displays one dropdown select 'spinner' like this (the 'THIS WEEK▼' item) The app has multiple games and each game has its own leaderboards. The designer says that if ...
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Name of the Android popup opened by long pressing the power button

On Android devices, when you hold the power button for a couple of seconds, a screen pops up with options like “airplane mode”, “silent mode”, “restart”, and “power off”. Is there a name for this ...
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how i can appear multiple well in a list view

I work on a mobile application. I have to post a list. The client wants to display several information about each item. This will not give a good appearance of the interface. I am looking for a ...
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Create a field with an default value toggle

I've got an input field with a default value but I currently have the feeling no-one understands how it should be used. The idea is if you toggle the switch on you use the default value and if you ...
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With a short timeline, should I perform usability testing on both iOS and Android?

The situation is this. My company is designing a native app for Android and iOS simultaneously. The timeline is very tight but we are going to squeeze in three rounds of user testing. With such a ...
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Where is the best place to put my AdMob banner that will minimize misclicks?

Here is the current position of my AdMob banner: Is this the best place? Because I have some concerns: The ad may be too close to the FloatingActionButtons, although there is some space between the ...
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How do I design the mobile interface for submitting a new “Conversation title”, which is similar to submitting a Reddit post? [closed]

So, each conversation is basically like a Reddit thread, where people can discuss chat in real time. Right now I just have a basic design with a text box and a button right on the bottom of the ...
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Is it a good UI practice to have app bar in an app a gradient color?

My gradient color ranges from pink to orange for my login page. No question it's an attractive design. But for my user class (once logged in), should the app bar be a gradient designed color too (...
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back button on RTL applications: right side or left side

We're workin' on a messaging application in our language (Persian), Persian is an RTL language and we reflect some default android buttons like "back" btn, in common msg application like "Telegram" or ...
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Displaying logos without “guiding” UX

In many ways this question is a sequel to many of the others Header/Footer Icon usabilityhttps://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/107505/reducing-button-clutter-and-improving-ux I have asked on this ...
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Reducing Button Clutter and improving UX

This question follows on from some of my previous questions on this forum: header-footer-icon-usability capabilities-detrimental-to-usability With the help of the answers and suggestions I got here ...
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Best practice for showing more options in an Android application

There's a form and the usual action is to fill out the form and submit it to the next level; but there are other actions that can be taken, such as: adding other people to view and edit this form, ...
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Do Jog Dials make for good UX?

This question follows on from my previous question. In one of my comments there I had mentioned that I was going to use a round slider instead of the linear one I had been using. Whilst this worked ...
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“Offers” list - capabilities that might be deterimental to usability

Consider the "offers" list shown below. There are two display issues here on which I would like some feedback You will notice that the header text for the second list item spills over into a new ...