Questions tagged [confirmation]

Asking a user to confirm the correctness of input either from the system or from the user themselves

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Action Sheets then Alert Box Delete Confirmation Issue (iOS)

This is regarding the user experience issue in iOS, iPhone. User comes to the first screen, which is the action sheet with a more button on a previous page. There is only one option which is delete ...
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whats the most commonly understood signs/icons for chat receipts

i'm designing an in-app chat feature where users get can live support from chat agents my question is whats the most commonly understood signs/icons for chat receipts like sending sent not sent ...
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What would be a good reason to ask for confirmation to create a new save in a game?

I just got the PS4 of a friend and noticed that many games use the builtin save manager. What bugs me is, that the manager asks you if you are really sure you want to save the game, even when you ...
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How can I avoid triple confirmation modals

While at the supermarket a while back, one of the actions the clerk performed on the POS had a triplet of confirm modals on it, literally: Are you sure you want to <action>? Again, are ...
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Justification for adding confirmation page in transaction website userflow

I've implemented a web form for users to request a transfer or withdrawal of funds they have deposited with our service. Our financial person, who handles most finance-related customer support, is ...
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Why would one use “enter the name of the project to confirm”?

If you're a long-time GitHub user, you probably have seen something like this: This happens every time you do a potentially destructive thing to a repository, like switching its public / private ...
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Closing app via keyboard shortcut — should there be a confirmation dialogue? [duplicate]

There are many ways to close apps: mouse-and-click on an 'x' somewhere, choose "Quit" as a menu option, keyboard shortcuts (ctrl-w, cmd-q, alt-f4 etc.) I notice some apps I use ask me "Are you sure ...
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Best place to show a confirmation modal in a purchase flow

So, I'm working on an insurance ecommerce and would like to get input on where to show a confirmation modal. Let's say I am in the summary page, and there's a "Change Plan" button to choose another ...
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How to handle “forgot password” when user has not confirmed email?

If you follow the pattern of allowing users access to your application without having confirmed an email (generally considered good UX), how do handle the case where they forgot their password? Very ...
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Are “Thank You for Unsubscribing to our Newsletter” emails necessary?

I am about to disable the "Send a Thank You for Unsubscribing to our Newsletter" message for some of our clients as I think it's superfluous and unnecessary. My suggestion was to have an Unsubscribe ...
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Should alert boxes be avoided at any cost?

Thanks to Gabriel Svennerberg and Sam K for this one - raised in a comment here. I was fairly casual about alert boxes until a run of user tests where an alert box was put up to warn learners that ...
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Popups default focus on button - best practice

Do we need to auto focus on any one of the buttons inside a popup? Since, some users prefer keyboard to interact with the application. For example: Confirmation popups in destructive actions like ...
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Is there a need for a confirmation button on a multi-select comboboxes?

Is there any reason we should include a confirmation button on our multi-select comboboxes? What are best practices for the design of these controls? Mouse Functionality: Clicking outside of the ...
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Why can't you turn off your iPhone with Siri?

With the help of Siri (voice interface), people can have a call, add tasks, have a search. I give a command for turning off my phone but Siri said that "It is beyond my skills". I tried again and Siri ...
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Is this cancel button needed?

In this UI it is possible to type in text in an input box, press Enter and the text would get converted into a tag visually (and in JSON). After the tag is typed, the cursor would be ready for the ...
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Default values for text-based confirmation prompt

In text-based environments, I've sometimes seen confirmation prompts in the form of Are you sure you want to _______? (Y/n) Generally, I've understood this to mean that Y is the default, and if I ...
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When is it appropriate to ask User confirmation?

A couple of times I archived some of my emails accidentally ( touch screen you know ) . They don't usually ask for confirmation while archiving messages or emails. But they do while deleting . So in ...
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Survey Confirmation - Emphasize the question or the answer?

I am putting together an online survey, and am designing the confirmation screen that appears just before the respondent submits their answers. I have limited formatting options, but feel that ...
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Confirmation message for a batch operation that has been stopped

When the user performs a batch operation, an overlay appears with a progress bar and a 'stop' button, that allows him to stop the operation before it ends. If the user stopped the operation when 10 ...
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Confirm vs. Verify: Is there a difference?

I'm wondering if there is any distinction between using the word confirm versus the word verify. For example, when sending an email to confirm (or verify) a user's account, is it better to call it "...
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How to encourage the user to check details before submission

I'm upgrading a legacy financial application which requires users to re-enter their password before a transaction is submitted. I need to remove the password check since I'm migrating users to a new ...
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Is confirming an action using a second click on the same button a good idea?

I'm working on my first (mildly) significant web app, which comprises multiple pages and a modal dialog for entering/editing/deleting information. One view displays a tabular list of objects and ...
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Sending confirmation email to survey participant [closed]

When a participant finishes their survey, I would like to send them an email confirmation that they responses to the survey was successfully saved. I'm kind of stuck at the write-up of this ...
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How to Handle User Email Confirmation After User Becomes a Paying Customer And Doesn't Confirm Email

I'm rebuilding my "confirm email" system when a user signs up or changes their email. Websites like Facebook require an email be confirmed each time it is changed, so I have implemented the same. ...
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Double opt-in confirmation link or confirmation code?

I read everything about double opt-in on this site and I saw on Sign up: Double opt-in still best practice? What about mobile? answers someone speaking about sending a confirmation code instead of a ...
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What is the opposite of Cancel?

I am working with order page. When the user presses on Cancel Order button, he should choose one of the following: Cancel order. (opposite of cancel) order. (this choice means don't do anything with ...
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Confirming cancellation [duplicate]

We have recurring donations that are able to be "cancelled" (meaning to cease its continued billing, not delete it from the interface). There is a button on our interface called "Cancel". When they ...
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registering to an account by an sms link in a mobile

It is well known that when using email for registration, one puts a registration link inside the email. It is also known, that when using a phone number (SMS) for registration, one uses a registration ...
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Best way to handle new user registration when email verification is required

I'm building a new web app that requires email verification. I'm looking to all you UX experts (I'm more of a back end developer) to guide me. So, the user has just signed up. I'm taking them now to ...
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Confirmation of user input: inline button or popup/modal?

I have a few instances, where users can cancel filling out web forms. In the current design the web site will open a modal in the center of the screen (which is mostly not, where the original cancel ...
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What's the best approach to confirm user email address: sending an email confirmation link or sending a verification code in email?

I see there are number of questions available there about approach for confirming email address with pretty good answers. I have a similar question I can think of two approaches for confirming email ...
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Confirm cancellation

I have a window, where the user will have to chose to cancel or save. First: I have some people in my office saying that when you click on save the window will not close, but you will get a ...
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Confirm dialog with optional checkbox

I am working on a web application where I need to display an alert. In this alert, clicking on "No" will hide the alert and clicking on "Yes" will remove the selected element (in example). I would ...
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Delete Confirmation and submitting on enter

I have a delete confirmation dialog with just text (no input fields). At the bottom of the dialog there is a button that will process the task. From a user experience point of view, should I process ...
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When email confirming an account, should I send another one after confirmation?

I was thinking about this today while confirming an account. Currently, when you confirm an account, this happens: You sign up You get a verification email You verify However, sometimes you get "...
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Is it a good idea to add a confirmation step for an affirmative action

I am building an application that allows a user to Add a task Review a task Delete a task It is common to add an additional confirmation step for "Delete a task" as this step is not reversible. I ...
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How can I prevent people from pretending to be a business and registering account under their name?

I have a website that allows restaurant owners to register and list their menus. I think I should somehow confirm that a registered account is actually completed by someone associated to the business ...
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Placement of components in a “Confirmation with a textarea” pop-up dialog box

I really have an aim to get better at UX-design. As a part of a new feature I have come up with the following dialog box which prompts the user if he/she is sure that they want to delete followed by a ...
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Conditional webform: Yes no, if yes extra data

How would you design this? Last tetanus vaccination: [YES][Then they fill in the year] - [NO] Or more something like this: Do you have an example how to design this? Thank you! Demian
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Is there away to Use Label Text instead of popup confirmation Message?

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 ...
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Can layout size vary when user changes tabs?

I have been working on a project where I had a case of showing a different set of data (different views) in different tabs. So I had to change layout size in each tab according to the dataset. Is it ...
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How to have a better wording for the meaning of “confirm column to show up”

I'm designing data table project, here is pop-up confirm window. Any suggestions on a better wording for the meaning of "confirm column to show up"?
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Confirmation as two buttons replacing one with previous interaction

Recently heard an idea to show confirmation buttons directly in place of an element(button), that had interaction, that led to confirmation. The question is should the button be replaced with or ...
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How to prevent accidental button press?

We have an app that logs tasks of workers and they're able to indicate the start / stop of the task by clicking "Start" or "Stop" (like a in a stop timer). This "start / stop" time must be accurate (...
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How to ask users to confirm/verify customer contact details

Background Our application holds data about customers, including their addresses and phone numbers. Our users are employees who need to find information about our customers. The customer database is ...
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Saving changes on Back key on Android 5 : how to deal with cases that need confirmation?

Some Android system apps, such as the official Contacts edit screen, have introduced a behavior which is that exiting an edit screen using the back or up buttons is equivalent of saying "OK" and ...
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Is a captcha necessary when email validation is being utilised?

During registration for my new website, I'm going to require that a link is clicked in a confirmation email before a new user has full privileges. Is this a good way to remove spammers/bots, or do you ...
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What is the purpose of the 60-second shutdown timer in macOS?

What's the purpose of having a 60-second timer for the shutdown dialog in macOS? Why automatically shut down the user's computer if they leave the dialog box open?
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Doubled form validation button (iOS)

I have asked myself this question a few times lately. Should I put a validation button at the right-hand corner of the header and another at the bottom of the form ? The right-hand button is useful ...
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Deletion: Confirm or Undo? Which is the better option and why?

Which one is the better option and why? Delete with Confirmation [The action cannot be undone] or Delete with one click [And provide option to Undo]