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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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Input fields - Is <input type phone> more user friendly for credit cards than <input type number>?

Basically this question, but with more usability focus: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48534229/what-is-the-correct-input-type-for-credit-card-numbers So we have these two general keyboard ...
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How important is responsive web design? [closed]

I am creating website and want to know how important is responsive web design?Is this necessary mean that it has to be responsive or it must just be mobile friendly?
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Do *ALL* mobile/touch browsers have “invisible” scrollbars in scrollable areas?

Usually in browsers in touch devices, in scrollable areas, a scrollbar only appears when a user touches it and starts scrolling by moving their finger (in some it never appears at all). Is this ...
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Best practice to combine sub-category selection and drilldown in Mobile navigation

I'm working on a mobile application that allows selection of a category on one of its screens. For example: There can be more than 2 levels in the hierarchy and the amount of items is not limited ...
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Card Design - Layout

My mobile application has 6 cards. At any given time the user would view only one card. However, the user has an option to swipe left/right and view a different card. I am having a hard time deciding ...
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What is best way to display a partial mobile number

Refer following links: https://www.karansaini.com/fuzzing-obfuscated-phone-numbers/ https://www.alldigitaltricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/kotak-bank-change-mobile-netbanking.png https://www....
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Filtering using mutually exclusive / OR options?

Background / Previous Research So I am designing an application which displays a list of names to view more statistics on, and I have a small number of filters I would like to add, most of which are ...
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How similar should the same app be across different platforms? [duplicate]

How similar should an application be across different platforms (iOS and Android) in case of a) visual design and b) interaction design (patterns on how to achieve a certain outcome). I am not quite ...
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How to adapt text and/or elements size while designing to smaller screens?

I have a layout I made some time ago on Adobe XD (that was just a personal project) and now I wanna put it on Behance. To do so, I need to duplicate/adapt that layout (designed for desktop) to smaller ...
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How to represent a task flow with tasks timing information

I need to represent a task flow containing one to multiple tasks. Requirements: 1) The flow is represented by tasks that has codes associated to it (OPER1, OPER2, ...) 2) I must be able to signal ...
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Absence planner - UX thoughts and recommendations

I hope you all have some nice Christmas days. I'm currently working on a new and responsive version of our company absence planner using Googles Material Design. As I build it from scratch I would ...
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By showing less information am I letting the user focus on that information more?

So, currently I'm developing an app which shows you ads nears you, if you are interested you swipe right if you are not you swipe left. Initially, in my first prototype of the app I tried an infinite ...
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How to show the user multiple options and make sure they understand they don't have to choose one

So I am currently developing this app that shows you ads and you swipe right if interested and left if not. When thinking about how to present the ads, instead of an 'infinite scroll' I thought it ...
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Is there a design pattern that accounts for phone protector/cases

So, I'm wondering if there is a design pattern that counts for the usage of a phone protector/case. Recently I noticed a new employee use an application we just launched, he was using a protector/...
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Phone number login and verification for mobile apps

Can someone shed some light on the security behind mobile phone logins on mobile apps? Uber and Lyft ask the user to login using their mobile phone, I'm assuming because it is a more unique ...
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Which accessibility standard for mobile app?

The W3C has created accessibility guidelines for websites. A is the least accessible, and puts the least constraints on the design, AAA is the most accessible, and puts the biggest constraints on the ...
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Is it odd to have search results displayed in a way that is inconsistent with the rest of an app?

I've spent a few days thinking about how to layout my mobile app's interface and I think I've found a way that makes sense to me. I just need some advice to check that I'm not veering too far from ...
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Toolbar at the bottom of texts/numbers busy screen

I have my app as the screen below. I need to place a toolbar with 2 buttons: one large button displaying the currently active list/deck of drugs (below it's written 'Pediatric Drugs' where he can ...
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Is highlighting something and then putting a message redundant?

So my scene looks like this: As you can see, in this case I highlighted the distance value because the card is near the user. As I couldn't think of any neat-looking way of highlighting a value that ...
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How to facilitate multiple options whilst emphasizing 1 option in particular?

In this screen we have six options which can be toggled to suit the users preferences. All of these preference options are necessary to the product. However, in 90% of use cases the users will only ...
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Navigation rules for bottom tab bar

I'm working on a mobile app which has a bottom navigation bar. There are 3 tabs: Payments Home Settings When I am on the home section I have a menu, where I can go deeper, inside this section: ...
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Icons vs numbers progress tracker

My mobile application includes a 4 step process to create and publish a project with each step start, the progress tracker increments(highlights next step) as shown in the image below currently am ...
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What does Chance of Rain mean?

I am using the DarkSky API to get the local weather forecast. Here are some different statistics for the probability of rain: They say the chance of rain today is 85%. The average probability of ...
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How to handle multiple objects on the same day in my timeline?

I am making an app where a series of posts are shown side by side chronologically. Then on the same page, there is a timeline at the bottom where each post is represented by a colored tick. You can ...
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Do these vertically swipeable views have a standard name?

So I've noticed this type of view appearing across a variety of popular apps recently, including Music (iOS), Google Maps, and recently also Twitter: It extends only partially from the bottom of the ...
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Dismiss modal when completing a flow on Mobile

I am working on a mobile app and the flow is mainly to add one or n accounts. The flow has 3 steps and you can't jump to the next step if you haven't filled the previous one. When designing the flow I ...
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How to handle cascaded navigation in mobile design?

I'm designing an app for HR use. As you can see in the screenshot below, there is a dropdown box where you can select the person to view. There are a few different subsections of that (Details, ...
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Link in running text on mobile device

we have a mobile app with a space of 1 row for running text on the first screen. It´s purpose is to announce an important news. For example: "We are preparing a new version of our app with lots of new ...
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How to show the user has “grabbed” an element?

I'm working on a mobile drag and drop feature, where users can rearrange the order of list items by dragging and dropping them in a new place in the list. So far the flow is as follows: the user ...
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In Responsive Design, how do you trigger Tooltips? mouse hover isn't there anymore

A tiny disclaimer, not looking for tooltip alternative for mobile as in another UI Pattern, i'm looking for a different interaction that could trigger the tooltip, i hope this makes it clear. The ...
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What resolution(s) should photos be to be shown on iPhone?

I have an app where users have profile photos. Profile photos will be shown frequently, and are about 3/4 the size of a regular iPhone. Of course, the tradeoff is bigger resolution means higher ...
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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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What would be best practices regarding button width on mobile apps?

I've seen buttons be smaller in width (with a minimum width of course) like this And full width until the margin like this What would be best, or in which situations it would be better to choose ...
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Is using iOS' 3D Touch in apps bad for usability?

Have there been any usability studies on iOS 3D/Force touch with less tech-savvy users? I've casually observed older people having issues with 3d touch using apps. They tend to press hard and long ...
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Mobile – Does a close button need to be on the same x-axis as the hamburger icon?

I have a mobile menu using traditional mobile menu. Due to a long logo, we've placed menu items below. Is it inconsistent that the hamburger icon does not sit on the same level as the close button? ...
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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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Users not clicking on quantity

I have a flow where the user has to select quantity first and then select address and then select payment method and place order. but when I went through data found that most of the users are the not ...
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Should I keep showing the post's image and title to the user through the scenes?

Do I have to keep showing the information my user has already inputted (I have seen a few big apps that do this)? If so I would have to redesign my scene, so is it really important or is it good as is?...
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What would be the best way to present a 2 item choice on mobile?

Let's say I'm trying to accomplish a task on a mobile app, in order to do so I need to choose one out of 2 options, for example, confirm via e-mail or text message. Each choice leads the user to a ...
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What is the best way to display a destructive action on this component?

The final assignment from my course is to create a mobile application similar to AnkiDroid where the user can create flashcards to study. I'm not sure about how to display a destructive action on the ...
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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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How to indicate to a user that an image/emoji is clickable

I'm building an app where a user goes by an emoji.. that is their "profile name" so to speak. The problem I'm having is that it's not very intuitive that you can tap on a users emoji to get their ...
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Schedule on Mobile. To drill down or not to drill down?

One aspect of the app I am working on is an employee schedule. The main functionalities are to include an employee's schedule for the current day and the next 7 upcoming days. The information to be ...
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Mobile app requires user to pick a number (min: 10, max: 30, increment: 0.25). Should I use an input field, picker, or something else?

One of the requirements for my application is that the user has to pick one number between the ranges and in the increment stated above. If I did a mobile options picker, there'd be 80 options. Do you ...
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How to design for a very complex table on mobile? [duplicate]

I've searched all over, seen some examples, but none of them are barely close to my challenge. See image attatched. Obviously locking a column won't work. I'm out of ideas.
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How to show 2 search possibilities on an Android app bar?

Here, need an advise on some layouts I’m working on: We have a mobile app (tablet only) used by doctors to access patients registered via a desktop app. Recently, we added biometric registration for ...
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Usable (mobile) user interface for adding quizzes and selecting a correct answer

I am creating an administration panel for an application and one of the needs is to manage quizzes in one page without any pop-ups. The application should be usable both on mobile and desktop. I had ...
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(ui / mobile) Designing communication tool without “instant messaging” feel

I am working on the app within medical industry. The purpose of the app is to connect patients and Healthcare Professionals and allow for the communication, downloading special packages with extra ...
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Segmented Control for big texts

Do you have an alternative for the segmented controls in iOS? We'll need 4 tabs, medium to big size words, no icons. You can see an example (not real words) in the image below. It's too tight we ...
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What's the appriopriate behavior for this “SEE ALL” button? Opening modal window or moving to another tab?

Hello. I'm designing b2b mobile app. My main tab, "Overview" consists of sections: recently bought items some recommended products customer's vouchers some statistics Those sections are in-a-...