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An 'app' or application typically a self-contained program.

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How to make UI less cluttered when there are multiple buttons and contents in a row with a restricted space?

I am working on an app screen that has some text content on the left and two buttons on the right but adding everything in a row seems to make the text area shrink and the UI a bit cluttered. I was ...
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iOS Action Sheets - Native or Custom?

What is best practice for styling Action Sheets in iOS? I see examples out there using the simple native iOS component, while others customize it to match their style and brand. Is there a best ...
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Mobile Apps, Exit buttons and permissions [duplicate]

This question hasn't been answered thoroughly in other threads. Why don't android apps have an exit button rather than a force close in settings? My question is not about system memory usage or ...
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iOS Design - Tab vs. Child Screen

Are there best iOS design practices regarding when content should have its own dedicated tab, versus when it can simply be on a child screen (with a back button to the home screen)? Are they ...
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Confirm PIN Creation on different screen

I'm working on a mobile app and we ask for the user to create PIN to access the platform. We want to ask for the PIN confirmation and I'm wondering if there is any best practice that says the PIN ...
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Open an app within an app

I'm designing a job board app for a client, where users can look for jobs and apply for them. The app is not for one specific client but can be duplicated to the brand and style of multiple clients ...
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Solution for Alert button in app

I am designing mobile app and confused as I don't know where to place the Replace Worker button. Replace worker button function as an alert to Superior that, worker is not available and need to be ...
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Links for apps on desktop version websites

A client asked me to place the download links of the new application for Android and IOs from their online store on the general website. I explained that these links are usually buttons in modal ...
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Bottom sheet instead of dropdown in mobile app [closed]

In my mobile app project I have several dropdown lists. I converted some of them to radio buttons (<5 selection options). I wonder what I should do with the rest (choosing car brand, car model, ...
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Hiding layer of player controls automatically after audio playback ends

For our app (media guide app for museums), we are implementing an "inline audio player", which should look like this: When the user clicks or touches the gray field, the control bar below ...
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Is there an optimised UX for syncing sound to visual cues?

I'm building an (Android) app that displays realtime visuals of musical timing, which is supported by audio cues (metronome click). I'm looking to implement a mechanism for the user to correct for any ...
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How to make extra options appear in a language learning app

I am trying to design a app for learning languages. It lets you watch 15 sec youtube videos. The goal is for you to watch videos and try to understand what is being said with subtitles which are ...
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Avoiding confusion in duplicate app icons

We've got an interesting scenario, with potential confusion from two icons on a device. We need to transition users to a newer app. Out of necessity, it is a completely new app with a new identifier - ...
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Multiple sorting orders in one screen

For the following example shown in the screenshot (mobile app that records public transport trips), when a user visits their journey history screen there are multiple sorting chronological orders. ...
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Competitive audit

I am trying to conduct a competitive audit for a project I am working on. I would like to find competitors for a bus seat reservation app, but the country where the app will be shipped doesn't have ...
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IOS font - Can I use brand typography for app that will work on IOS?

I'm designing an app, that will be supported for Android and Ios. The brand font is Lato. I'm wondering if I should use SF Pro while designing this app or can I use a brand font?
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Should an app remember its last state after re-opening from background by push notification?

Imagine this scenario: There's a mobile app. The user navigates between different app pages. The last page the user visits is the Edit profile form. Then the user goes to the iPhone home screen, which ...
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How can I best clearly differentiate 3 screens with (almost) identical content?

I just got approached with an app that has 3 screens, that almost do the same and have very similar content. So, we want to avoid someone entering into screen A when was supposed to be on screen B. ...
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Wizard/Stepper in mobile app: "abort wizard" and "back button"

I have an 8-step wizard in my app and want the user to be able to abort the whole wizard. My app has a title bar and usually, the top left icon is either a "burger icon" (opening the main ...
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Letting user change displayed data in overview (table)

This part of my app will be for managers who need to approve the working hours of their employees. A manager will get a overview(1) with all the hours they need to approve, also hours from employees ...
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How to use back button or navigation in app?

How do you decide the navigation method to use, whether backwards or hierarchy navigation? For example, users are navigating on the app, and they received a push notification which leads them to open ...
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Design QA: Tools to support? [closed]

I'm looking for a tool where I would be able to almost 'inspect' the elements of an app build to make sure they match the design I created. So currently my Devs will create a build using Test Flight ...
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How should I best approach a project which involves merging separate apps together? [closed]

I need to merge 3 separate apps for a project at work. One app is for smart homes devices, one is for smart condo management (booking facilities, etc.) and one is for smart towns. Does anyone know any ...
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Is there value in a user profile photo for an e-commerce app?

I am building an e-commerce app and I wanted to know if there is value in adding a user profile photo? I have seen couple of e-commerce apps that don't use them. So wanted to know which is the best ...
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Displaying overlapping user data reflecting the status of an inventory in a horizontal stacked bar chart

I have an app in which users can track items. The app will flag when there are issues with items: Warnings (orange UI colour) Low stock Expiring this month Problems (red UI colour) Out of stock ...
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What is the easiest way to automatically collect user data in a prototype app?

I would like to test the design for an app. Therefore, I would like to let my test subjects use an app prototype on their smartphones for a few days in a row. I would like the test persons to use the ...
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Alternative to TAB layout to show three different pages connected

I have an app where from the home page the user enter in a page built like: List of all registered documents from which the user can choose one of them and send it to the server with a bottom app bar ...
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How to showcase additional menu level items within the current menu UI without breaking it

We have an app that lets users modify their face as they are taking selfies. Under the Beauty option, users have the option to Smooth their skin, add Lipstick, edit Eyes, etc. The user can see in real ...
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Which button layout is the best?

I'm currently working on a modal in app, that can be display in full screen. I'm having some issue about the way to close this modal. In the first situation, we can have a “Fermer” (close) button as ...
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Mobile app accessibilty: bottom sticky footer when there is a long scrolling feed [closed]

Our native mobile app has a long facebook-style feed on the first screen with four tabs in a sticky footer. How do we make those tabs easily accessible while using a screen reader? The feed is not ...
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Kairos Pattern for "Opportune" Disclosure in UI

Looking for a pattern or guideline that will present an option to a mobile app user with an affordance to get some user assistance if there is no activity detected after a short time. I've looked at ...
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Where would you look for your password settings?

Organizing app info. Where would you expect to find your password settings - under settings or under profile?
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Ask for reviews in mobile app

I am working on asking for reviews via our mobile app that will be supporting our rating in the iOS and Play stores. We're thinking about displaying the usual 5-star rating which will allow users to ...
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How to show different educational institutions' login options in an app?

I'm working on a mobile application where users, apart from being able to login and sign up with accounts made directly on the app, have the ability to login directly with their educational ...
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Other than analytics, what other ways to know whether an app feature is being used

I'm new to the community. Hoping to get some advice. We rolled out an app 4 months ago, and wanted to find out which features from the app that are rarely or never used by the end user. There are 5 ...
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Should mobile apps flip upside down?

Should mobile apps flip upside down? (I am referring to when you turn up phone upside down, and the screen flips.) Are there any studies on this? Apple says iPad apps should be able to flip upside ...
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One app with more features vs. separate apps focused on one thing

What is considered modern and best for UX with question if to go with one bigger app with more features or separate apps? I can understand why Facebook split their main app and Messenger, or why ...
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Is it a good practice to auto "switch-on" a setting based on a dialog confirmation?

Imagine that as a user, you can use an app to start the A/C of your vehicle remotely. To do that you just simply need to open the app, tap on "A/C" and then press start. But if the car is not plugged-...
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What is this UI component called?

I'm currently doing an app interface, the client is asking me for an specific design but I can't understand what it is, here's the quote: "bike code lock" kind of structure for date time and table ...
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What is the name for component of menu board in front of home slider app

What's the name / the called for the component of menus board in front of home slider app. Usually it's contains of several feature services/action of the app. I mark with red frame on this image ...
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Should a message show up confirming the user wants to leave when they press on a 'back' button within an app?

I'm having trouble deciding if an app should show a message when the user presses the back button while he/she is leaving. See image below showing how 9gag does this (note the "Press back again to ...
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What is the UX behind showing cleaner profiles on cleaning-on-demand apps? [closed]

When I am using an app to order cleaners to clean my house, many apps show the profile of cleaners with ratings. As a user, I do not care who cleans the house as long as my house is super clean. What ...
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Is there any term for an interface in which an application runs another application?

Is there any term for an interface in which an application runs another application? For example, one website rendering UI from other website within its frame.
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About Commanding in UWP apps. What commanding approach is best? office like?, UWP? or classic win32?

I'm writing an app with platform UWP-Windows 10-1903(Universal Windows), for making electric circuits, designs and simulations. User makes a design on screen with resistors, generators, etc, and run ...
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Mobile Login Loading Time

I'm just wondering what the best practice / optimal times are for loading after the user logs on. So let's say the user enters their username/password and presses log in, what's the optimal time from ...
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Improve elements position [closed]

I'm designing an android app and the only elements I have are a text and two buttons, with a large white background. I would you set these elements to improve the user experience? This is what I've ...
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Having no content on product launch

My team and I are facing an issue regarding the release strategy of our application, that is said to impact the User Experience of our first users. We are building a content-driven app and our ...
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The app has skip login page really important?

I am building an app for saloon which includes services of that saloon. if user book the order only after login is it really necessary that we should add the skip log in page in the app .
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Ghost Accounts in banking

last couple of days I tried to figure out combination of requirements from Online sales department for our e-banking app. The main theme are "ghost accounts", I would rather call them "fake products"...
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Designing mobile apps and handing them over to development in a way that's responsive to all screen sizes?

I design stuff in Figma, for an iPhone 8, based on pixels. But we need to find a way to implement it in Flutter in a way that the design fits all the other screen sizes. One way we figured out so far ...
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