Questions tagged [mobile]

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 I keep my change password section within the change profile section or settings?

I've seen some mobile apps keep the change password section separately from the edit profile screen (for instance Instagram) but some just keep it inside the edit profile screen itself. I personally ...
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Global search in product detail page (mobile) necessary?

I'm currently redesigning a product page for a e-commerce mobile application. The application is pretty compact: it currently consists of having one "home" page with all products in it. Users can ...
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Show attached files in mobile app: Screen vs Pop-up

We has a section in our mobile app that designed as user feedback service. And faced with question - how the best way to show user their attached files on screen with new form creation? User can ...
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Mobile card carousel navigation

Background We are currently using a standard mobile pattern to showcase 3 cards where users can compare different plans. Problem The cards are very text heavy and contain alot of content below the ...
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Master-Detail-Detail View for Mobile

I'm designing a mobile app that uses a master-detail-detail model. The first screen is a list of records from table A. The user can select on record and show the details of that record. Then there is ...
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Do users care about notification settings?

Setting the stage: We have a mobile-app with multiple services from different domains. Each with their own alerts. We are only talking about PUSH NOTIFICATIONS Problem We send alerts from those ...
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Android authentication using fingerprint

The flow of my applicaiton: [1 -Login] -> [2 - Approve biometric use] -> [3 - Dashboard] At the 2nd step, a user is authenticated and technically is inside of the app, enabling biometric. At this ...
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On a mobile, why is the search bar position different in an web app and a mobile app?

What is the ideal position of the search bar on the mobile screen? Is it in the top-right corner or at the bottom? Here is an web-app. In this case, the search bar is placed at the top. In ...
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Why using a mobile app during a visit on Museum or historical Place [closed]

I'm a student doing a project concept work about designing an application to use on a historical place. I was researching what type of questions I would ask to potential users about using an ...
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Handling long text in width-constrained layouts

I'm working on an application in which there are occasionally single-word strings that need to be represented in a box that isn't wide enough to contain the word unbroken: The example above is in ...
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Google pay part of user flow to add add card to wallet

I'm working on a mobile app feature that lets the user add their e credit card to google pay and apple wallet. I was already able to find someone with apple pay to understand the flow. I'm wondering ...
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Is a bottom sheet dialog “unfitting” for navigation?

Edit: I posted an answer below containing various attempts based on the ideas provided here. I am developing an application with a somewhat special main screen, from where the app is divided into two ...
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Start swipeable pages on the last screen?

In my app, the user is viewing data grouped by year. These groups start from the year the user first created some data, and from then on every year up to now (in general the app would be used for ...
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Alternative to right-click on mobile

I'm working on a web app that is a recreation of a talent builder for a mobile game. It's a typical game talent tree, where you click to assign/remove points in a node, rinse and repeat to build out ...
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Navigation between steps on mobile form wizard, automatically or scrolling to “next” button?

I have a form wizard, which looks like this: On this particular step, you are supposed to pick only one of the three items. On the desktop version buttons "Next" and "Back" are fixed to the bottom ...
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fetching data before or after changing mobile app route

I need to change from route A to route B in a mobile app. Route B requires new data to be fetched. My question is quite simple: Are there studies that show whether mobile app users prefer / expect ...
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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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Are there any good (for the user) design intentions behind this prompt to download a website‘s dedicated app?

When browsing quora.com - a Q&A website I value for its lengthy and sometimes inspirational answers - I came across the following message on my mobile phone: I encountered this message a lot in ...
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The use of ellipsis in text paragraphs

In paragraphs of text on mobile, should we make use of ellipsis with a link, such as "read more” altogether, or keep them separated? What is best in terms of UX?
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Mobile Tables - Accessibility (iOS vs Android)

iOS - Disclosure Indicators When this element is present, users know they can tap anywhere in the row to see the next level in the hierarchy or the choices associated with the list item. Use a ...
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How to make a dashboard more easier to read? [closed]

I'm looking for ideas for how to rework this page in mobile and desktop to make information easier to read. I'm currently using bootstrap cards inside card columns.
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Organizing two kinds of navigation in a mobile app

The problem: There are usually 3-4 tabs on a mobile navigation menu, as shown below. This is considered to be best practice. However, we have 5-6 features we would like to display there. We are ...
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Best way to indicate secondary list items within an expandable list will lead to a new screen? iOS mobile app

I'm designing a page with an accordion list (not a sidebar menu) in a financial iOS app. I'm trying show that eacg primary list item is expandable/collapsible (indicated by up-down chevrons), and that ...
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How effective using Combo Box in Mobile App UI?

Thought about adding a multi value combo box with tags autocomplete Are there any statistical studies about how users feel about this component? is it easy to use? or is it complected for the average ...
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What to display if user does not enable location services?

This is a continuation of a previous question. I'm developing an app whose only purpose is to display the closest Joe's Florida Tacos locations to my current location in Florida. It will have the ...
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Will requiring “Enable Location” negatively affect user perception?

I'm not a mobile phone poweruser, so please bear with me. Let's say I'm developing an app whose sole purpose is to display the closest FloridaBestTacos restaurants to my current location of Florida. ...
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Mobile Onboarding

I'm using a slider as an introduction screen for an onboarding flow in a mobile app. The slider represents content about the onboarding, while as the 'Next' button actually goes to an entire new ...
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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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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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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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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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