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iOS is a mobile phone and tablet operating system built by Apple, Inc. It is a light weight touch screen OS based on the Mac OS UNIX called Darwin.

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Best practises for the iOS HUD

When would and when wouldn't it be appropriate to make use of a HUD? With both the HIG and Material Design not mentioning this topic I'm struggling to justify when it should or shouldn't be used. ...
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Search focused application design - separate vs integrated [closed]

I am creating an application with 3 tabs: options (and settings) group statistics individual statistics Right now, you change the group by searching for it on the options tab. After you have done ...
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Drag controls on partial-screen modals on iPhone X

With the introduction of the home indicator on the iPhone X (and Xs, Xr, Xs Max), it seems worthwhile to question the pull-down-to-close controls on partial-screen modals. The most common pattern I'...
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iOS Swipe to edit difficult to discover

A while back, we worked with a Ux/Graphics designer that was enamored with the (then) emerging "swipe to edit" trend for iOS apps. We ended up with something that looks like this on a swipe: (...
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How to structure navigation with many similar items?

So I have an app on the google play store currently (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.euandeas.RowerStuff) which has calculators in it for rowers. I currently have free essential ...
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What is stepper? Is it wizard?

I have a doubt what is stepper? There is confusion in term i.e being used or explained in iOS and Google Material design. Which is the right meaning of stepper? Is iOS or material design right or ...
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Should the label for a switch component be tappable on iOS?

We are developing an app for both Android and iOS and try to use similar patterns between the two platforms. For Android we have decided that tapping the label that belongs to a Switch component ...
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Inverse navigation on iOS

I am designing an iOS mobile app where I have parent-child data sets. Imagine that you have a list view of objects (where you can do regular operations like add, delete or edit). When you tap on an ...
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Research around users navigating native app then being redirected to a web page

I'm looking for some research on the following scenario: users are navigating within a native app - they want to purchase some addons They press on the get addons button and then they are then ...
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How to show pre-filtered list on a search results area

I am working an iOS app that manage employees requests, I have a screen that shows requests, and a search field above it, I can search within my requests. but, I can also send a push notification with ...
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Mobile SSO when you don't know the Identity Provider

I have a mobile app that I'm going to allow users to SSO into. However, due to the nature of the business, the identity providers they'd use won't be common ones like GitHub, Google, or Facebook. It ...
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Dual color iOS status bar / Alter width dimensions

What is the best approach for dealing with the status bar when an app screen has two columns. One column is dark whilst the other is light. Can the status bar show light over the dark content and ...
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MIT Licesne - include in iOS App [closed]

My boss wants me to create an app for inside usage of the company( a prototype), and I need to use a MIT licensed software. When I look at the license it says:"The above copyright notice and this ...
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Playing around with a mobile app's IA

I have an app which contains several features and among them payment. A user selects the amount to pay, selects a payment method and then the payment occurs. After the payment occurs, we show the ...
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How to present an optional binary choice without a preset value?

How would you go about approaching a form where the user should pick one of the binary choices (yes/no) in the UI, but it should also not be enforced to block advancement within the flow. So ...
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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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Colloquial writing style in UI messages

Nowaday I often see a colloquial or even flippant writing style in UI messages. For instance MS Excel 2016 writes "We finished $task", "Spelling finished. Let's go ahead!" (Translated from German "...
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Designing for IOS and Android

I am not sure if this is the right stackexchange site to ask this question. The company that I work for gives us only IOS designs (buildt totally using IOS components. No material design whatsoever). ...
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Specs on Apple human interface design like http://material.io/ [closed]

I am coming from Android development to iOS development. Our design was dictated by the awesome detail provided at http://material.io/ - it gives us down to the pixel how many pixels to right/left ...
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What is the quickest input format to select what animals a user sees

I hope someone can suggest an efficient input format for a user to input what animals he/she saw and how many of each. It is for an iOS/Android app. The idea is that the user can add by pushing the ...
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One click order alternative - slide to pay

The mobile application is able to store (securely) credit card details and users can pay small amount for some services with "one click" button (no confirmation). There is a chance users click it ...
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How do you handle bottom navigation on deeper levels?

We are looking into converting our hamburger navigation into a tab bar, we have too many items in the side menu right now and we want a tab bar with 3-4 items and a menu where the user can customize ...
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Apple's round checkboxes - Where and when are they used?

We are building a cross platform app, and a decision maker on my team (who is an Apple user) wants all of our "Select to delete" checkboxes to be round, "Like Apple's Mail and Messages apps". I ...
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iOS - Variable item list in a modal - is scrolling a list (not picker) bad UX?

Question: Is allowing an iOS list to scroll within a modal bad UX? Background: I have a modal that contains a list of categories that the user can add to. For Android this is a radio button list that ...
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iOS button morph to loading

In Android, the native button in material style has a "loading" state. This loading state can also be "disabled" state. It looks like this: HD Screencast - https://gfycat.com/...
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Slow rotating vs fast rotating loader (app) [duplicate]

My assumpsion is a fast rotating loader gives the impression the element/page is loaded faster. I'm looking for a bit more evidence than just how I think about it.
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Segment view controller with Add button

I'm questioning about if SegmentViewController should be used as a parameter to button Add. If the user touch de button "Add" in Navigation bar should I ask him again what kind of content he want to ...
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What should be the ratio of sidebar navigation to screen in ios?

I am working on designing a native iOS app. For one of the screen need to design a side navigation bar. Android navigation bar standard size details are available here - https://material.io/guidelines/...
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What is a better approach to AlertDialog?

Let's put it this way; What is a better approach when you ask user to confirm/reject something while need to choose a value in a mobile application? I have the following options: Scroll-able content....
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“You are about to leave…” prompts in mobile apps?

Some native mobile apps present a confirmation prompt when a user action will take them out of the app (e.g. opening a URL out-of-app in the native device browser or tapping on a street address to ...
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What are the best ways to give design feedback to mobile app developers?

I'm product designer working remotely with a team of iOS & android app developers on a redesign project of their mobile app. The final designs are done on Adobe XD. The redesigned app looks great ...
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What's Apple's term for horizontal “swipeable bar”?

I'm looking for the term of the UI element Apple is using pretty often lately. On iPads you can see them on the top of windows to symbolize that the user can drag this. On the iPhone X it replaced the ...
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Where to put a “contact us” button in iOS game/app

we have a discussion in our team. We can't decide where to put contact us button in our app. Half of us wants to put it straight into landing menu page but the other part wants to put it in the ...
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Migrate Users to New iOS App

Are there any best practices around migrating users from an old iOS app to an entirely new one? We have an existing app in the app store and need to prompt users download the new app (we moved to a ...
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Accordions on iOS, and Android

Back in the day, Accordions for web apps were quite common. We built a Silverlight app, and it has a very Accordion-centric workflow. The content is mainly divided up in to Accordion panels because a) ...
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Disclosure Arrows vs Buttons in List View

Im trying to find some documentation on when to use a disclosure arrow and when to use a button in a list view on a mobile app. We have a scenario where the user has a list of items to complete on ...
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Should Settings be inside Profile Screen?

I'm working on a mobile app where I have a profile screen which tracks your stats from previous months on how long you've been meditating for. Should Settings go inside Profile or should I access ...
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What are some tips for a designer to use Interface Builder effectively? [closed]

I work at an iOS app startup. We have 3 engineers (including myself, the founder), and a part-time UX designer. I'm trying to get the designer to use Interface Builder, and he complains strongly ...
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Is subtle shadow effect an anti-pattern in ios?

I see some popular apps using subtle shadow effects in iOS apps. However, I don't see anything explicitly mentioned in the iOS guidelines (to use or not to use). I want to use some minimal drop ...
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What is the name of this viewcontroller in iOS?

I just want to know: is this a custom view controller, or it is something provided by Apple, and if that's the case, what is its name?
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Apple UI Guidelines, tabs bars and toolbars

I want to publish my app to the Apple App Store. I created the app in PhoneGap. It's a learn a new language app, with different sections. In the Android version, I have tab bars at the top. These tab ...
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Best practice for numeric list within a card on mobile

I have an iOS app that is to display bus times for different stops that the user has saved. Each stop will be a card in the view, and then in the card it's supposed to show the latest buses and when ...
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iOS - Should buttons/links have a disabled state?

I'm working on an iPhone app and am doing research on disabled states. It looks like it's not a common pattern on iOS. I looked at many apps (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, WhatsApp, App Store, Apple Store ...
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IOS User Interface Guidelines [closed]

I wonder where can I find valuable information about iOS user interface guidelines. I can't find any information similar to the Android guidelines.
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How to properly design video player controls for iPhone X

With the addition of safe area that accounts for the new swipe control (which replaces the home button) and the top notch on iPhone X, I am curious as to what the proper design guidelines are for ...
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UI element for FaceID needed for iPhone X login? [closed]

Many iOS apps utilize a Touch ID icon button/element on the login screen in order to invoke Touch ID in case the user has dismissed it previously, or never loaded properly within an app. From a UX ...
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Add to homescreen

I've been looking for best practices where to put additional link "Add to homescreen". We need to implement it while the user logs in or has just logged in. I do not want to use a pop-up to make it so ...
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IOS & Android - Should tap bars be persistent and always visible?

I'm working on an Android & IOS app and have a question regarding the tap bar. The information architecture will be 2-level deep. Both platforms will have a tap bar fixed at the bottom of the ...
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Editable Dropdown UX approach for iOS

We have an input in an iOS app that needs to allow for any value but we would also like to suggest some options. The number of options will be small, from 2 - 6 with 90% of the possible option lists ...
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What is the best way for show a table on mobile app? [duplicate]

I was asked to create a mobile application to display datas. Problem is that the person who created the wireframes was clearly thinking on a website rather than a mobile app. Many people use cardview ...