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A software application designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices.

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Best way of showing filter options in list/reports mobile app

I need to display reports (long list of items) in my mobile app (in Flutter), along with search and filter options. Currently, I'm presenting filters in a pop-up, but I'm looking to improve this. I ...
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Push notification when app is killed by the user?

My team is wanting to find a way to notify the user that when swiping up to kill our app, certain features/functionality will be compromised. We have thought about adding some information in the ...
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Whats the best, most functional but also aesthetic way to display nested list data?

I'm looking for a technique for showing nested object data/additional data in a list view. As a policy, only one list view tile will be expanded to show additional data at a time, so that it doesn't ...
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UI/UX when showing a ton of data on a small mobile device

I need to show a ton of data and make it look good. Heres my current list view: Heres what i think is "nicer": And heres another idea with table switches: Some guidance is appreciated. Im ...
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Links for apps on desktop version websites

A client asked me to place the download links of the new application for Android and IOs from their online store on the general website. I explained that these links are usually buttons in modal ...
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Best way to show a rating/score which also needs to be an apparent button

I've been stuck on a presentable design solution for some time now. I'm trying to simplify the UI so the user can see the ratings/score for all (Affordability, Scenery and Safety) for a specific ...
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Navigating to subpage from multiple locations

Let's assume the following Navigation Hierarchy: RootPage1 -> SubPage1 RootPage2 RootPage3 All RootPages are accessible from the NavBar. RootPage1 has a button that navigates the user to SubPage1....
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Are there any Android/iOS guidelines about automatically switching nav bar selection for a user?

I work on a product with a side navigation bar on the left side of the screen (for tablets). It functions like a Navigation bar. We have been asked to implement a feature so that if a user is away ...
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On a phone, navigating to next item in a list

This is a question for the phone UI. I have an app where people can store documents. The main page shows users a scrollable list of their documents. They can then tap to view an individual document. ...
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Improve experience when using anchor link from different touchpoints

My detail page on mobile app is setting with different sections and have a tab menu fixed on top when scrolling. The issue that I have right now is, each section can be a separate touchpoint on other ...
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Is it good UX to wait for all images to be loaded before displaying them?

Let's say there's a website or app with 20 images on the initial screen. For websites, we'd typically show images whenever they're available. Since the 20 images will likely all load at different ...
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App revamp would mean all locally stored video and audio data will be wiped out

We're doing an app revamp for our media streaming app, but the new update would mean that all the local downloads will be corrupted as we are changing the media streaming technology. For context, some ...
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What is better way to implement category selection?

I am developing an android app and currently have a AutoCompletEditText implemented for selecting source of meme. However I want to limit source selection to limited number of options and therefore it ...
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How to make extra options appear in a language learning app

I am trying to design a app for learning languages. It lets you watch 15 sec youtube videos. The goal is for you to watch videos and try to understand what is being said with subtitles which are ...
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Do complex mobile apps need to have all the same functions as the desktop version?

This is more a philosophical question, and it's been hard phrasing it right to get an answer, so apologies if this has been asked before. We currently have a desktop app that's a textbook definition ...
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Drafts for the in-progress applications

I am working on a mobile application for license registration. After the user has selected his product and filled the required forms, he has to wait for the request to be confirmed. After request ...
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Solutions for long App names for both App Store/Play Store and using an icon name

What is the preferred method for working with long app names? When the app name is required and can not be changed when a company might have multiple apps with similar names. Do apps mainly keep the ...
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Onboarding before using app vs previewing first?

I'm an Android user and it seems fairly standard on Android to be able to play around with an app before signing up. This is how I designed my apps. However, I showed it to some iOS users and they ...
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Tabs that can fall back to another tab when the first tab is empty?

Conceptually, I have 2 tabs that act as filters for an infinitely scrollable list. There's a local tab and a global tab. The local tab can be empty pretty often. I'd like to fall back to the global ...
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Using a single text field with auto type detection in an app

So we want to increase the number of accepted fields in our app of which people use as identifier to transfer to. We currently have mobile number and email , however we intend to increase to add ...
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Change details view of iOS or Android without going back to UITableView

We are redesigning our app and the current one you need to hit the back button to view all Divisions to get to a new Division Details page. We are looking for the best UI option to just change the ...
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I have two different graphs. Should I use one legend or two legends in this case?

I have two graphs that follow the same legend. I am wondering if should use one legend for both graphs (screenshot A) or one legend for each graph. (screenshot B) I don't want to clutter the design ...
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Sticky, non Sticky CTAs, or both? How to involve UX Research?

I'm looking for the right UX research method to test 3 CTA cases for a booking application: 1)sticky CTAs 2)non-sticky CTAs (requires scroll) 3)both practices (depending on the purpose of each screen) ...
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How to design a rating scale for only positive entries?

Would love to get some thoughts on this: I am working on an app that will allow users to rate their entries, e.g., on a scale from 1 to 5. The UX challenge, however, is that all entries are positive (...
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What are low-tech mock-ups? and how they can be designed? [duplicate]

In app development what are low-tech mock-ups? How they look exactly? and what tools are used to design them? Is it the same tools used in app development? or are there specific ones?
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Which should be the right rule to show two play button in the same interface?

I'm trying to design an app interface. The app functionalities are: show a map start a tour (play button). It starts tracking the route, kms/miles and time play some audio (another play button). All ...
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How would I go about designing a home screen whose sole purpose is navigating to other [5] pages?

The homescreen really only needs 5 buttons that navigate to other screens. there isn't much more to show in this page since they are static screens. This is what the homepage looks like: I've tried ...
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Best Viewed in Our App Experience

Due to time constraints, we need to launch a specific experience. An email goes out, if the user has the app, the link brings the user directly into the app. If the user does not have the app, it ...
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Why do Google Photos use rounded checkboxes in their app? [closed]

I know people asked this question a decade ago. (Are round check boxes confusing or an accepted standard?) So, after all these years, has this become a standard in terms of usability? Or is it purely ...
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The ideal Splash Screen for mobile applications should be animated or static?

The manager asks for animated Splash screen, but I am against it, since the animation can slow down and annoy the user, but what do you think?
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Any insights for best practise to make app bottom navigation dynamic based on activity?

I am working on this enterprise app, where user who he is an admin after first time login, performs some initial tasks. After completing these initial tasks, his primary role will be to look over the ...
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How to design a list of super sets (alternating exercises)

I've been working on a fitness journal app and have been trying to come up with a design to show your sets in a summary view. The sets are displayed in chronological order. A super set is when you ...
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Accessibility and tappable colored text in apps

WCAG guidelines say that we should not rely on color to be the only visual cue conveying information for level A accessibility At the moment, we have tappable texts that are coloured to indicate they ...
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Why don't most mobile apps use color in their interfaces?

We've been developing a mobile app, and now we're researching the perfect colors for it. I've noticed that most mobile retail/list apps use white and gray as their normal GUI colors. For example, ...
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Is Balloon popup for mobile apps common?

Our mobile app has a screen with a button that updates a price when the user takes a picture. In order to clarify any doubt that a user may have about the button, I want to add a description somewhere ...
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Do users expect push notifications to be send after logging off a mobile app?

I'm working on a mobile app in which users can log off themselves manually. However inside our app users can subscribe or unsubscribe for push-notifications. We're discussing internally if users ...
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Disable buttons while data loading

I have a view in my mobile app with two buttons, before allowing user to click on them I need to wait for some data to load, should I disable them while it happens ? Should I show a loading indicator ...
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Presentation of modal when clicking on tab bar item

I am working (as an iOS developer) on an app, where there is a "Profile" tab, which doesn't have any content to show if the user isn't signed in. The product owner wants to present a modal, ...
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Placing the Attach Image button

I'm designing a mobile screen (iPhone and Android) for adding a review; my sense is that the 'Attach Image’ button is not placed correctly or shouldn't be as big button as 'Submit Review'. Please see ...
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How to ask the user to sign in or sign up (mobile app)

I am busy designing my first mobile app and I want to ask for some help. After some research I realised that you do not have to ask for Sign In / Sign Up as the first screen in your app. My Question ...
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pull-to-refresh gesture giving a "everything is up to date" feedback

There's a related question here from June 2014. Notice that Material Design was presented to public also at June 2014. I've been looking the mainstream mobile apps behavior when the user makes a pull-...
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Question about Pop-up message design

I am a UX Rookie & just joined this forum. I & my team, which are Seniors, are working on a particular screen that contains the following details: User selects a product User than selects ...
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What is the repeated, blurred image background called?

I have a card component with a photo. I don't want any portion of photos to be cut off, but this means narrow/vertical photos will have empty space to the sides. I want to use that blur tiling often ...
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How should I design a text field that doubles as text view in a form?

Suppose you have a list of data that also doubles as an editable form like this: The problem with this is that I cannot show any obtrusive indicator (like text field border) to give the user a visual ...
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Using audio files with Figma for mobile app, trying Protopie

We are building a mobile app in the mental health space. When we started we chose Figma without realising that it doesn’t have audio support. We have a lot of storytelling in our lessons where we want ...
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Best practice for bulk photo upload on mobile

I am creating a mobile app app that will require users to upload multiple images. They must take pictures their rental equipment before then after the rental agreement is complete, for proof of ...
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Showing that dropdown filter has been applied?

An issue I've had with mobile apps with dropdowns is that when I change the dropdown selection, it's not clear if the filter was applied. It usually happens when my phone has weak reception. I ...
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Proper UX to combine dropdown and segmented control?

Is it good UX to combine dropdown and segmented control? Something like this:
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Why use borders around dropdowns in a mobile app?

I'm working on a mobile app with a GUI similar to the Gasbuddy mobile app. The first screenshot is what Gasbuddy looks like now. The 2nd screenshot is the same thing but without the borders around the ...
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Drawing on Mobile with fingers: magnifier or offset from finger location?

We are working on a "remove objects from photos" app, where the users highlight/select a part of an image they want to remove and the app takes care of it. Precision is sort of important ...
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