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Questions relating to mobile computing devices, such as cell phones, tablets, and e-readers. Includes consideration for both small screen size as well as the mobile and "always on" nature of the devices.

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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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I want to design a page where i put fields as trip no,estimated time and process icon.Suggest me an effective solution [on hold]

I want to design a page where i put fields as trip no,estimated time and process icon.Suggest me an effective solution
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Where do you break long contact details that run over one line?

For example an email address for one area of the company is something like "businesssupport@ourcompanyname.com" Though we can do many alternatives (links, forms etc.) so you don't see this long ...
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Display form errors on small screen. Scroll to error vs errors by submit button

I'm working on improving error visibility on our form. We display errors next to the field and highlight the tab containing errors. Which works well on desktops above a certain resolution. But on ...
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Allow the user to toggle between 2 ways to display content on mobile?

So I have some page for a mobile app that I want to display a list of products. I have two options and I don't know what to choose: Show items in a grid with a large picture and a small description (...
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Preferred Mobile dimension for Design System examples

Design Systems usually contain details about the components, typography, tone, etc. There are some systems that also provide screens/page/views, but the majority I've seen online are optimized for ...
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good ux design patterns to add/edit/remove entities in a mobile app?

I'm looking for Android apps which have good entity management (add/edit/remove) UX. The home page of my app displays a list of configured entity instances. Now I need to give the user the ability ...
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Font and Color choices on Full-Page backgrounds [migrated]

I am an amateur web developer, and am teaching myself React. Currently, I have been building a personal website hosted on github pages - https://roy-05.github.io/website/#/ As I want to complete the ...
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Why do most smartphones have the charging slot at the bottom?

Most of the modern smartphones have the charging slot at the bottom. Purely from a UX point of view, wouldn't it make more sense to have it at the top instead? I understand in some cases, it wouldn't (...
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Mobile - Best way to dynamically add more fields to the form

I have a form so the user can issue an invoice, it is basically composed of comboboxes and 90% of the time the user will send the receipt with only one product, but rarely it will send with more than ...
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The placement of Next button in app for warehouse men

The app will be used on an Android device with touchscreen but physical keyboard. The device allows for bar code scanning so there's also a handle for more comfortable usage. There are a few steps ...
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Is the default orientation for mobile devices hardware or software specific?

I have noticed that when switching between one mobile application to another, sometimes the orientation of the user interface changes so that I have to rotate the screen 180 degrees so that it is ...
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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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Are there tools that emulate (mobile) 'screen glare'?

Simple question, is anyone aware of a tool that can emulate screen glare for websites / apps? Specifically for mobile screen glare.
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Handling text overflow in wireframes

This is something that has bothered me a lot on how to approach. I like to use "ugly data" in my wireframes since my goal isn't to have pretty wireframes, but functional ones. Using simple single-...
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Forms - Best way to display survey questions [on hold]

I have a survey / intake form that has upwards of 50 questions that the user has to answer. All of these questions are usually filled in by the user, but they're not required to be. The sections are ...
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Is 320px wide designs still relevant? (responsive web)

For a couple of years the smallest design I make for responsive websites is 375px wide. Now our new frontend developer eats my brain that I should provide 320px wide. And even if I will not she will ...
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Onboarding with many user profile fields - lengthy and detailed vs. short and essential?

So if you can imagine a dating app, the essentials are stuff like: gender, location, age, name, a photo Then say you have some optional fields that are pretty useful such as "looking for" - their ...
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Best way to determine today and tomorrow in a slider

I want people to be able to tell how much they have worked during their shift and this seems like a perfect solution. There is just one problem. They can also work till the next day (ie: from the 5th ...
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Userflow for questions based on answers on inspection app

I'm working on a mobile application to help technician to make inspections. They have a lot of question for each task, each question is about an item inspection. When the answer is positive no ...
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Designing edit profile screen

I am designing edit profile screen for android mobile app have several fields (profile pic, full name, username, intro, career, interests and etc) to filled out by the user. Possible user flows ...
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Android UX/UI guidelines for smaller vs larger screen size and pixel densities

I'm an Android Developer that's not all that well versed in UI/UX design principles. In the projects I work on, I find that the biggest issue is accounting for the myriad of screen densities and sizes....
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Consistency Within vs. Across Devices

I have a question geared more towards UI/UX Consistency rather than Branding Consistency. We have an ability to "Save to Lists" on our website. On our desktop site, it is a dropdown. On our mobile ...
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How is the material design Snackbar accessible if someone is using a screen reader?

I have an accessibility question about the snackbar pattern used in Material Design. Snackbars - Material Design The behaviour of a snackbar is to appear for a temporary period of time then ...
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Should you put a Notification preference into your Inapp preferences (Android)

Our Android app is featuring push-notifications, and we want the user to be able to activate/deavtivate them. Should we make an option for this in our inapp-preferences or is it just confusing because ...
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What to do with loading animation for very short load times?

Within our iOS mobile app, we have a list of templates the user can choose from: Each template has (initially) remote assets that need to be downloaded and cached before the user can go into edit-...
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best way to display location an image is associated with on mobile

I've been asked to come up with an interaction for a list on a mobile. The list is a set of ten repeating items: image and paragraph. Each listing item has a location associated with it. My question:...
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Point of opening bottom sheet when overflow menu was clicked?

I was wondering what's the point of opening modal bottom sheet when overflow menu is clicked? Look at this : Modal bottom sheet behavior Because user have to reach the top of the screen to click the ...
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Organizing editable content on mobile

I am working on altering a mobile UI for a client who needs to be able to add and edit data very efficiently, so in my mind efficiency > design. My re-design is a lot more efficient than the previous,...
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Percentage of android phone users, whose phone has a “notch”?

I'm trying to work out "roughly" how common these phones are in the wild. But can't find anything. I found some mildly-indicative info around sales: The Register: A survey of 150 new devices ...
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What is the best way to provide many multi-select actions on mobile?

My users need to be able to take many actions on multiple list items. At the minute the design only supports three text-based actions at the bottom of the screen. The actions are too difficult to ...
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Should disabled buttons give feedback when clicked?

I was wondering if you could help me with a UX issue I am facing with “disabled buttons in Mobile” We have a few different input fields as part of a mobile onboarding process. These forms have quite ...
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Is there a best practice for sidebar width on mobile?

What is the best practice when it comes to sidebars and user experience on mobile? Is it better to have one that is full-width or one that is 85% width with 15% backdrop? What are the benefits or ...
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Typography design for multi-language supported app

I'm designing a mobile app with target users who speak Japanese, Chinese and English. I tend to use system font instead of distributing fonts with app, because the build size will be large due to ...
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Do people use QR codes?

I want to let people install a mobile app after visiting a physical shop. My first go-to was a QR code, but I was wondering if people actually use them. Should I give a second option? What are your ...
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Static button placement vs dynamic placement?

I have a form flow I'm working on where there is one question per step. Is it better to have the "next" button always positioned in the same spot at the bottom of the mobile screen, or to move it ...
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what should be the placeholder name and image until user has completed his profile?

I have an app where we show the name and profile picture on the menu page. The menu page can be seen without completing the profile also. At this point what would the most appropriate placeholder name ...
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Mobile website user behaviour - drop off

I'm trying to understand why users don't purchase products on mobile websites, but rather surf on the mobile web then drop off and only purchase on a desktop website. I know that I need to speak to ...
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Font scaling from desktop to mobile

I am a designer and an issue I run in to all the time is how to scale font sizes down for mobile, and how to communicate that to a developer without 'just eyeballing it'. For instance, in my style ...
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Support Sign in with Apple or nah? [closed]

With the announcement of this... Sign In with Apple will be available for beta testing this summer. It will be required as an option for users in apps that support third-party sign-in when it is ...
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Screen size to design for Android and iOS React Native App?

I am designing a mobile app (UI/UX Design) for a client that will be developed using React Native. What screen size should I start with? Do I need to design 2 different apps for this? I have been ...
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Face recognition based actions

I’ve seen quite a few apps have a face detection smile to confirm or submit feature lately. This usually comes along with a button to do the action if you can’t or don’t want to smile or if the user ...
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What is the point of fullscreen keyboard on Android?

On Android, when using landscape mode, certain apps override some user settings and "force" the keyboard to go fullscreen (see first screenshot - WhatsApp app with an Android fullscreen keyboard). The ...
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How to present two business models within single app navigation?

i need your help here. we have two business models in single app, the first model is car classifieds and the second one is buying car online, and most of our users cannot tell the difference between ...
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Does the 980px screen width rule still stand?

I work with a graphic designer, she was asked to create a full width slider images, she asked me about the screen width, I said I don't know it varies, she wanted a number to use when designing I ...
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Mobile Navigation - Endless loop issue with two mutually referencing screens

One part of my app is a collection of tasks that the user has to do. For each task, he will be able to create so called "reports", where he describes certain steps that he took to accomplish the task ...
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How to usability test a prototype of mobile app

I've written "User Stories" in "Gherkin Syntax" for native mobile app and want to get it "User Tested" to find our any usability issues. Do I need clickable mocks which can be shown to user on mobile ...
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Displaying price range on mobile when max price could be very large

I am designing a mobile screen where a user needs to enter a min/max price range on defective items in a house. For example, cost to replace roof $10,000 - $20,000. I'd love to use a price range ...
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Looking for an Android Keyboard Gallery?

I'm documenting some patterns for a mobile project, and I need a page that shows all the different keyboard layouts on mobile for Android specifically (Like number pad, phone number keyboard, etc.) I'...
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Reusable named colors list to use across all mobile apps?

I'm trying to define a (map? / protocol?) for the mobile apps colors between the mobile developer (I represent) and the UI designer, to easily use it in our apps and to achieve consistency among all ...