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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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On IOS have the back button but also we have one more small back button to switch from app to app, on Android how do they work?

please help me explain my concern Please tell me what is the back link in the red circle that is only available in ios and no in android, how do they work? I have tried all sorts of ways to compare ...
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Right Bar Button vs Bottom Button - iOS

I can't decide the placement of the button that will take the user to the next screen or that will submit a form. Apple uses both right bar button and bottom button in different cases. It's obvious ...
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Apple Pay suppression message scares our users

I'm working on a mobile app that uses NFC to connect to specific devices. For iOS phones, we are required to suppress the Apple Pay interface, because otherwise the Wallet app will show up when ...
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Does Apple use a base grid for iOS elements?

I am currently working on creating an iOS and Android app for my company and was looking at the Sketch library that Apple provides for iOS. While inspecting a few elements it looks like some of the ...
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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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When and why should we choose rounded corners over smooth corners?

Smooth corners are gaining more and more attention recently in UI design. As a designer of iOS mobile apps, I recently tend to design only with smooth corners as it just makes the look and experience ...
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iOS UI - What should be the good UI/UX, when I tap on a date entry in a Calendar?

Currently, I am porting a calendar app from Android, to iOS. The following is the screenshot of the iOS version. I was stuck, at what should be the equivalent UI/UX, when user tap on a date entry (...
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What are the guidelines for showing many columns in an ipad app? [duplicate]

I'm creating an app for an ipad where it should show a table with someinformation, more than 7 columns. I looked in to Human Interface Guidelines for tables but there is only information for tables ...
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Is using a compact popup or rotary wheel a preferable way to select time in iOS?

iOS provides 2 ways to perform date selection Compact popup Rotary wheel I found each methods has their own con Compact popup Since the popup UI cannot be customized, there is no way to add an Ok/...
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Best DPI for iOS Apps?

If an image has a display size of 200 x 300 in an app (using the local coordinate system) I currently supply an image of size 600 x 900 at 72 DPI (3 times bigger), and the device shrinks it down so it ...
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Best practices for pinned banner alerts in iPhone X view?

Hey everybody, I'm experimenting with pinning a full-width banner on an iOS app I'm working on, but as you can see it looks a little awkward with the bottom curvature of an iPhone X-12. I debated ...
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How many users you lose when forcing a mobile app update? [closed]

I'm evaluating if forcing my android & iOS users to upgrade their apps by disabling the "default functionality" of the app and only showing an "update message" is a good idea. ...
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iOS download behaviour for pdf files in a shop

I developed a small shop for a client and have stumbled upon a bigger problem. After completing a purchase for an e-book, customers can download it in the order overview. However, iOS does not load it ...
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Is a bottom sheet with no close button accessible?

I'm using a bottom sheet. On Android, people can use the back button to close it, drag it down or tap outside the area. On iOS, people can drag it down or tap outside the area. I'm just wondering if ...
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Custom Google and Apple Signup/in buttons

I want to modify the default sign up and sign in buttons of Google and Apple for an iOS project keeping the changes as per their guidelines. By default, these are like this: And I want to use it like ...
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Why does handlebar not appear consistently in the native iOS UI design?

Handlebars usually appear at the top of Modal View: But in other system-level views, there is no handlebar, even if they functionally act like a Modal View. (For instance, this screen, where you can ...
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Best pattern to display info on modal + link for more info

I am struggling in finding a good pattern for this problem, or maybe I am just overthinking. In a mobile app, my client wants to display important privacy information for kids, willing to 'disrupt' ...
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What design paradigm would you use instead of placing 3 icons in the navbar on iOS?

I have an iOS app and I need to add 3 icons to the navbar, however, when the user scrolls the screen, the 3 icons take up so much room in the navbar that the page title (which would move to the top ...
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iPhone: what combination of gestures should I use to manipulate a 3D model?

I hope I'm asking in the right place. Anyway: I am working on an AR map where I load a model onto the screen, and I'd like to allow the user to do the following: Scale size Move up/own/sideways, so ...
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What are some good UX pattern to implement drag-n-move, and multiple selection

Currently, I am porting an Android app to iOS app. I have been pondering for quite some time, on what is the proper UX, to implement Drag and move to perform reordering Multiple selection So that ...
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Should vertical scrolling be always enabled in iOS screens?

Two of my colleagues think, in iOS apps, vertical scrolling (irrespective of whether the screen has UI elements or content like pictures etc..) should always be enabled on iOS screens. Even when there ...
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How to correctly align label to clarify information?

On the image below, that is NOT a button but juste a bubble to display information on a day planner, I'm trying to find the best way to align the labels 7h30mn today and 30h this week. Currently, I ...
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Swipe for Action: iOS vs Android

In iOS there is a quite common pattern for lists, which consists of swiping an item of the list for getting some possible action. Sometimes, like in the example below even both swiping direction are ...
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Mobile UX: Open full page overlay by clicking on a tab

I am creating a mobile UX in which the user presses on a tab in order to capture a 3D view of an object. Clicking on the tab opens an image capture overlay straightaway. The other 2 tabs as shown in ...
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iOS/Android: Best practise for adding a back button on top of an either dark or light image

Challenge: Creating a back button that is placed on top of an image that can either be dark or light WHILST keeping the style/layout in line with the current layout for headers. Ask: Help with either ...
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Why do the dividers in the iOS settings page not go all the way to the left?

The designers at Apple seem to have made a deliberate decision to make the dividers in the iOS settings page not span the full width of the screen. What makes this better than full width dividers?
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Should we require a user to press on EDIT button before allowing him to move/ delete from list of items (collection view)

Currently, in one of my Android apps, I provide an very obvious way, for user to delete/ move from list of items. "X" button to delete "=" button to move Now, I'm porting such ...
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What is the best place for an Add button in an iOS table view?

I’m trying to figure out where to put the Add button on my table view (on iOS). Its purpose is to create a new row in the table view, either inline or using a modal form. There are 3 common positions ...
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Selecting between two options in smartphone app?

We have a smartphone app for pizza places, and a user can select to see "delivery" or "carry-out" and, separately, the closest or the cheapes. These are the two options I've found: ...
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What's the name of this iphone control?

What's the name of this iphone control? It's like a slider/tab control: Does it exist in android?
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Position of Done button on iOS WebViews

On iOS modal screens, I’m following a pattern of always positioning key/affirmative actions on the right (Save, Add, etc) and dismissive actions on the left (Done, Cancel, Close). However, if a ...
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Radio button functionality for iOS/Android

I need to create settings for token (crypto wallet) for iOS and Android. For desktop we create toggles/switchers: regular / max privacy one-time use / permanent Now we need to transfer these ...
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Best Practice For Font Use in Mobile App Design

I'm currently designing an app using Figma and having had no prior experience am learning as I go. I appreciate both Android and iOS have their own design guidelines which I'll be looking at, but I ...
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Should back button exist in PWA (Progressive Web Applications)?

What's the reason there's no back button for ios or android in pwa? I can implement the button and the behavior by myself, but should I? Why are the mobile apps not common to navigate backwards/...
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Date picker with optional day/month selection?

Is there a UI component for mobile app that lets to select either: Year Month and year Day, month and year? I need to make a picker for planting date. The user might forget the exact date.
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Is this called Handle or Grip?

I was wondering what the correct discription for the little handle within an iOS Modal is? The little Handle on the very top of the Modal....Is it a handle? Or a Grip?
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Where should the "Submit" button go in mobile?

In mobile, when entering text, anything under the textbox is hidden by the on screen keyboard. I was thinking of putting a "Submit" button under the textbox, but then I thought the user might not know ...
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Using Material Design on iOS

I have an Android app developed by using Material Design principles. Currently, I am planning to release it on iOS too. I read several blogs/SO posts, which state that Apple is strict about Flat ...
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Sign up flow for a mobile app IAP subscription that requires account linking

I've got an existing app that doesn't require any user sign up that allows users to organise lists (all on device storage). It has about 5000 users and I'm thinking of ways I can add value for my ...
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What do designers do when a new Apple Components Library comes out?

I'm using the newest iOS and MacOS Components Libraries for Sketch that I downloaded from the Apple HIG site. There are some components that either don't make sense or there is a part of the component ...
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Affirmative action button on right, Dismissive on left ...... unless affirmative is destructive?

I have had a question about the contradictory nature of the Apple HIG in regard to button placement in dialogs. They say that Affirmative action button on right (Print), Dismissive on left (Cancel), ...
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iOS Custom video trimmer UI

I'm trying to make a video editing app and for that I need to create a video timeline where I will put different views depending on the amount of videos that are being editing and their longitude. ...
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The right Layout grid for iOS UI design

I just downloaded the free iOS 13 GUI for figma and I tried to see whether their app templates follow a standard grid layout format, and by the way it looks they don't - components are not aligned ...
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Is there any guidelines regarding forms cancelling on iOS 13?

iOS 13 added the “swipe to dismiss” feature to form sheets. I’m trying to find how to manage saving and cancelling on my forms to be as practical as possible. On native apps I took a look at iOS ...
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Smaller font sizes on smaller screen devices

I'm an iOS developer and I recently had a discussion with a designer in my team about the font size of a label in an iOS app that we are producing. It is a small label that is used to present the user ...
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How can I make the user choose between two options (Available or not Available) in IOS?

If i want the user to choose one of the two options(available or not available) ... what is the best thing for this design in ios application..I tried to use fragments buttons, is that true? How can ...
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iOS app. Looking for Weeks picker!

I'm working on iOS app for medical doctors that lets them find a job. Doctors work part time and could change several hospitals for a year. Hospitals hire them when they need a specific practitioner....
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Determining app compatibility and iPhones?

I’m working on an app for iPhones and android devices. I’m trying to figure which smartphones the app will run in. In the case of the iPhone, I’ve seen that developers tend to develop the app so that ...
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Segmented control at the bottom of the screen in iOS

Is this a common pattern to put a segmented control at the bottom of the screen? I've seen this only in the native iOS 13 Photos app. This is a segmented control on the screenshot below, right? If ...
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"Translate" mobile app mockup dimensions from desktop to smartphone size?

I'm pretty sure this is a common issue, but I'm not certain if I'll be able to explain myself correctly. So please bear with me. I'm including a screenshot of a mobile app I'm working on in my ...
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