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

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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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How to show a score without numbers?

Context : I'm working on a telematics app for an insurance company. Drivers have to drive correctly and the AI calculates their global score vs their trip score. The score can vary (increase or ...
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Advice: UI for app with column like input

I'm working on an app for a volunteer organisation (Scouting group) where users can indicate what he or she had to drink from the bar/fridge. This so an 'admin' can see how much each person had to ...
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How should regular black text change to show that it has become editable?

I am building an app to be used on Android phones. The main purpose of the app is to display information, in the format of a form, to the user. Several fields of the form are to be manually filled in ...
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Using the Title in Navigation Bar for a page status

I'm designing an app on iOS & Android. My client wants the title in the Navigation Bar/App Bar to be a status rather than a page title. Instead of "Registration" he wants to switch between "...
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What would be the best way to present a 2 item choice on mobile?

Let's say I'm trying to accomplish a task on a mobile app, in order to do so I need to choose one out of 2 options, for example, confirm via e-mail or text message. Each choice leads the user to a ...
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Ego struggles when creating an app? [closed]

I'm curious about what sort of ego issues you've encountered when creating an app. Obviously we're all proud of our idea, but sometimes it can cloud our judgment and make us lose sight of what the ...
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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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Drag and drop list alternatives for mid-age users

I wonder what kind of list ordering will be easier to use for 50+(age) users if there will be lists of 10-15 items. Also it is going to be used on touch devices too. The idea is to arrange the ...
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How to display choices from multiple options on mobile

Here's my scenario: Customer books a hotel room for 4 guests for a week. He/she can then add meals to their booking of which there are 4 mutually exclusive options (Let's say Full English Breakfast,...
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Best way to show macro progress on meal tracker app?

I'm building an app to calculate/track meals based on one's own macros but I'm having some trouble finding the right way to design it. What I'm trying to create is something very minimalist and ...
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How to map product functionality

At a start of a project, what is the best way to map out all the functionalities of a product? For example, an app? I've considered a Gantt chart, but I need something more "agile". What are the ...
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Detect if User has pop ups enabled. Best way to do it

I'm facing a problem where I need to check if the user has pop ups enabled when they try to view a pdf file in their browser and for this I would need to open a tab and close it real quick, there's no ...
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Which is better, Side Menu or Fixed Bottom Menu?

Currently I'm designing an android app that has 4 main menus without extra sub-menus (just simple menus like Home, My Loans, History, Settings). This app is a financial product to help users acquire ...
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What density should I keep when i'm designing at 3x for an android mobile app in photoshop? [duplicate]

I've designed a mobile app design for couple of project, but still i couldn't understand the DPI concept. I using photoshop for designing. Im doing design with the dimension of 1080*1920 - which is (...
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Making a flexible Interface for CRM App [closed]

I am working on a tablet app that will be used as a CRM, But as a app it needs to be flexible to have provisions for all the cases that could arise while interacting with a customer. As we cant put "...
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Are check-boxes OK in app design, or should I be using native switches? [duplicate]

Switch vs Check-box Today I had a debate with some of the iOS developers in my team about the check-boxes I have used on our app. They are very opposed to them, much preferring the iOS style toggles ...
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Using two different fonts on a mobile application

In my mobile app, I use two fonts; MaaxRounded for h1-h6 and Roboto for paragraph and description text. My co-worker asked why I was using two fonts, and I at first didn't have an answer. After ...
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Which UI Widget should be used for a “back to top” action on a list?

I'm designing an android app with a long list, on which I'm implementing a 'back to top' action. My first go-to was a floating action button, but I'm wondering if I can use some other widget or some ...
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When to ask user for registration

Our team is currently working on a gas station app. Thee are in-app purchases, so we need users to register. When should we ask users to register with our app? Our team has considered two options ...
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Separate list for call history and messages or all in one list for messenger app UI

I am currently developing the prototype for a call and text messaging client for iOS. I would like to know what's the best way to display the call history. Currently my idea is that calls are just ...
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Navigation Bar with Text App

Answered: I settled with this design and Icons ("My List" is not 100% correct, but I used it for the "My" to let the user feel more comfortable with the app) Thank you for your help! Question: I ...
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Color vs. Monchrome menu items

I'm working on an app that is a bit limited in functionality and the menu is simply a group of icons on the initial landing page. Although the app interface is limited, it does allow for custom icons. ...
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UI Suggestion for switching apps

Scenario : Just like in google switching apps from the top right corner cube button, where the user can quickly navigate to gmail, gdrive etc. I have kept the switching of app on the left side with a ...
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Should the “refresh” button on a listview be replaced with a “live” indicator, or nothing at all?

I have a mobile app where there is a refresh button at the top of the listview. I also have a built in pull-to-refresh feature. The internals of the app are now always "live", thanks to SignalR and ...
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Minimising a chat screen in an app?

I wonder if you guys have any suggestions for minimising a screen (e.g. Chat screen) in an app. I think this is more desktop approach not mobile. Any insights or experience you can share would be ...
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Is phone call with number entry better UX than a web site or app?

I recently switched pharmacies, and realized that sometimes software is not the best solution. The previous pharmacy had a system where I could order refills by calling a phone number and typing in ...
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Bottom Navigation Bar With Floating Action Button

is it a good practise to have both - a bottom navigation bar, and a floating action button above the navigation bar?
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Is lack of sound in game detrimental to experience?

I'm in the process of making an iOS app. It is a puzzle game, very similar to the game 2048. The software I am using is outdated/not well implemented making it difficult to impossible to include ...
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Is Notification Setting really important?

I have a project that will give reminder notification to the customers which will send a message to the phone and email, I'm currently thinking about adding a notification setting page to the app. I'm ...
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Badges for donations

I am trying to implement a donation system for a website/app that isn't going to generate any money. Once a person donates to the project, I was thinking I could give them a badge/icon that would be ...
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Is it bad practise to hide rarely used options and provide a button to expand them?

If my problem is confusing to you, please refer to the image above.This is regarding an app I'm designing for a local railway.In which, you can search for train schedules.The reason I hide most search ...
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When and why should you deviate from iOS native design standards?

I see many companies who have design languages already created, Google, Airbnb, Facebook, Twitter, who go against iOS design standards. For example, these company's iOS apps will have custom design ...
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Bi-directional gestures for multi-language applications

Whilst adding on-boarding screens to our mobile app and we've identified a scenario around translation and support for right-to-left (which I've now discovered to be known as bi-di) guestures. I ...