Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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Promo code applied UI

I'm currently working on the UX/UI for a flight app. The promo has to be applied before searching as only certain flights are on promotion. Once the Promo is applied I am having trouble displaying to ...
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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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Alternatives to radio buttons on mobile app?

I designed a mobile app which allows users to make selections using radio buttons. The development team is using Xamarin forms which according to the team does not support radio buttons. The team has ...
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What is a good reason to tell clients who want their logo to be always included in every screen that it shouldn't be done for a mobile app?

Just as the title says, I'm not a fan of always displaying the logo at the title bar of a specific app. I sometimes come across a client whose concept screens are like that. What would be a good ...
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Countdown or start button before a fast interaction

I'm currently designing a small mobile aplication which requires fast clicking. I am not sure what put between a preparations screen and an interaction screen. I thinking about 2 approaches. ...
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WebView or open in a browser for user guide

In an android app I have user guide section, where some helpful info is shown to the user. These helpful information are in form of web pages. So I am planning to show web content to the user. I could ...
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bottom sheet dialog or complete screen for new task

I am developing something similar to a task app. For new task screens there are two approaches to go with Bottom sheet dialog like in Google Tasks, Todoist Complete screen with items laid out ...
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Normal Dialog or Bottom Sheet dialog for confirmation

I am about to pick dialog type for confirmation (yes, no) when deleting an item. I have two options to choose from: Bottom sheet dialog Normal dialog What is the best for this scenario and why? ...
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White action bar or dark actionbar

I see many apps today uses shades of white extensively in their design. Even action bar color is shade of white which was used to be dark color earlier in android. This seems to be a trend. As I ...
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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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What are the most recommended colors for the UI of a mobile app that is used under sunlight? [duplicate]

To use the app, users have to increase the brightness of the screen and this causes the battery to run out faster and still the best experience is not perceived. It is an app that users use daily for ...
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Are there guidelines on interaction design to prevent repetitive strain injuries for users?

With so much of the digital and web applications focusing on the mobile platform, and so much of the revenues from companies generated from 'edutainment' related applications, I am wondering what the ...
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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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How big should an analogue stick be on a mobile game?

I am developing a mobile game, for fun, and am adding an analogue stick to control the main character. It looks something like this: I am hoping to get some advice on the appropriate size and ...
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Progress bar or text label for progress in a list view

I have a scenario like the one below: There's a mobile app screen with a list view and there is FAB to add items to list view. Think of the app as something like Jira. So let's say the list items in ...
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In which order the payment method and total amount should present?

I am currently working on the payments process for a mobile application.I've run into a UX problem when designing the payment screen. Is there a convention for the order which payment method and ...
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Best practices: keyboard dismissal and button display in mobile apps

We have both iOS and Android apps with forms in multiple places, and are looking for an appropriate UX pattern for continuing when the form is complete. Example: On the login screen, the user must ...
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What is a user-friendly approach to exiting a preview screen?

I have a mobile Android application that allows users to specify through a form the layout of elements displayed to the screen. The user can also preview the customized layout in full-screen. However, ...
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what should happen to a prominent app bar with long and two-lined title, when scrolling

In material design, if the title is long we should put it in a prominent Appbar like this: The title should not be truncated or shrunk. so when the content scrolls up, should I transform the ...
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Asking for permissions to access contacts Android and IOS on native apps

Hi wondering if someone can answer this... Is it necessary to ask the user for permission before accessing a list of contacts on a native app.. see attached image for context.
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Will users know a CardView is clickable?

I am working on a personal project to sharpen my mobile development and UX skills and ran into a small UX dilemma. Each CardView contains some data and a start button that, when pressed, will take ...
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How to decide to what should go in more options menu?

I was deciding what should go in menu of the app I am developing. Here menu: means more option menu at bottom nav with ... icon. I looked in other apps out there I notice something strange. That some ...
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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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How to display results from a search that searches across two entities

I am working on a lyrics site. The site is very much a work in progress. This is a re-write of the site. On the old site, Google Analytics informed me that 90% of my users were mobile users. So that ...
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What would be the best way to show 3 actions on the bottom half of the page

We are confused as to which of these UI should we go with to as we have three actions relating to the content on the bottom third of the screen. Three buttons are: 1. Write to Device 2. Load from ...
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Hiding the keyboard in a mobile app with a chat

I'm having some trouble hiding the keyboard in a mobile app with a chat hover the main UI (3). On iPhone, this action is usually done by clicking on the zone (3) or dragging down. But in my ...
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How to add in new items that don't fit in existing menus?

I have a mobile app with the general layout of having a menu menu, a queue that needs to be easily accessible and show a list of items in or previously in queue and any statuses, and a submit button ...
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Is there a better and quick way of processing requests from a list of requests?

I am making an mobile app where there is a list of requests for points towards a client and the client assigns a desired number of points to each request. The client sees all the requests in ...
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User dialog - How to state clearly username isn't found, and unable to connect to server?

An app I'm working on has an "offline mode" - as it is frequently used in environments where mobile data is unavailable. When they're connected to the internet and login to an account, that account ...
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Mobile-first design for many-to-many relationships

I am trying to figure out the best mobile-first design for many-to-many relationships. For example, a list in which the elements contain drop-downs with multiple-selection, e.g. check-boxed items? Let'...
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How to implement list filter functionality for mobile use case

I have a list of vehicles in a mobile application. The user needs to be able to filter the list of vehicles with a few rules/requirements: User must be able to filter the list of vehicles i.e search ...
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Should non-existant files in a recently used files list be deleted without user prompt?

Say, you have this common thing of "recently used files" or "frequently used files" in your application. It may easily happen the user moves or deletes a file they had opened recently/frequently. So ...
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What's the best page title in mobile applications? [closed]

What's the best practice for setting the title of AppBar in mobile applications? Should it represent the title of the application or should it be the title of the page?
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How to deal with multiple address layouts [duplicate]

I am facing a small UX obstacle, that is related on how to handle address layouts for different countries. We are building basically a sign up process, that asks the user to enter their country of ...
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My iPhone app requires sellers to verify their email address and phone number, when should I do that?

I searched User Experience before posting this question. I saw a lot of related questions but not this one in particular. My organization is creating an app that permits users to sell a service or a ...
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Multiselect confirmation - App Design

In our app we allow users to select multiple items to search for data on. We also allow users to search this list of items as it can be quite long. So for example the main purpose of a page is to ...
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Split app into two or not? [duplicate]

Wanting to know your opinion on two-sided apps. I'm working on a project at the moment where there will be an app which a regular user would use and an app which a business will use (Similar to what ...
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Are there studies on in-app user feedback?

I'm considering to ask users in app for feedback on a specific feature, right after they used it. The goal is to have a) quantitative feedback on the feature and b) a list of comments from step 3 ...
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How to add other info to main page of mobile app?

This is what our app looks like: For each row I would like to add the amenities for the particular gas station (ie. "parking", "bathroom", etc). For example, "Rocket Fuel" has parking, bathroom, and ...
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What are the best ways on a sub-500 budget to test for mobile accessibility?

I am familiar with website accessibility at least in terms of WCAG 2.0, Section 508, etc. But I am currently designing a mobile app (cross-platform using React Native tools) and there does not seem to ...
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Best way to draw an app flow diagram which includes the 4 different user roles in the app

I am in the process of drawing an app flow diagram, specifically using the screenshots of the application. This specific app has 4 different user roles. Some of the screens in the application are ...
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Using detail disclosure buttons on section headers

My colleague is suggesting to add a detail disclosure icon to a section header in a mobile app. It seems rather cluttered to me given the density of info we already have on the screen. I'm wondering ...
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User Experience Between App Installation and First Time App Opening

I am interested in finding out key reasons behind drop offs between Install App stage to First Open Stage. So, usually if I get 100 installs then approx 60-65 go to the first open stage ( as per ...
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What is the least disruptive way to display ads in a mobile application

From this question I have understood popup ads are annoying to the end-user: When is the best time to display ads in phone applications Could you explain how one can generate a little revenue with ...
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Four (4) Form On-Boarding Process

My mobile application has an onboarding process comprised of 4 screens/forms. The forms have 3, 4, 2, and 7 questions. What is the industry standard user experience: (1) saving data at each screen ...
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Are there guidelines on the timing and frequency of notifications?

I'm noticing an increase in the number of app notifications that seek a more continuous engagement threshold. Then, I get notifications about almost anything, at least once per hour. The extreme ...
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Reasons for the difference in design patterns for mobile to desktop vs. desktop to mobile

I want to follow up on a recent question that related to the WeChat Web experience but expand the scope of the question a little bit further: Is WeChat Web bad for UX? In recent times companies that ...
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Interaction Tme

I am creating a mobile app for a Shopping mall. I have animated the tab bar icons that change from line-art style to filled icon when selected. A standard UX law states that the interaction should be ...
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What is the role of a test user that you invited to test your app and how do you handle communication with them?

We have a bit of a quarrel in our team around this topic. Here is what happened without going into much detail: We are developing a new social network and are in the alpha stage right now. To test ...
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Signup as first step after app was installed

What are the arguments to ask users to signup before they can use your app? For example in a secret luxury accommodation booking app, once you downloaded the app, you are forced to create an account....