Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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Navigation menus on financial apps

Does the hamburger menu simplify the user experience as opposed to the bottom navigation menu on a financial app?
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Using Chat bubbles versus right aligned paragraph texts on messaging apps

Professional messaging apps like slack and discord use list view for messages which does not allow us to differentiate between our messages and that of others. Whereas messengers like WhatsApp and ...
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TalkBack/VoiceOver: Is it better to have no fallback value for accessibilityLabel of image or say 'image'?

If for some reason 'accessibilityLabel' does not get specified on an image component would it be better to at least default to accessibilityLabel='image' or just not have any accessibilityLabel? ...
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Is UI Chips for all single choice input a good idea?

I'm working on an iPhone/iPad app that uses a lot of forms and we are currently using several different components for input where the user have to do a single choice from a defined list of items. For ...
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Notification icon on mobile app only home screen?

I am designing an Artisan app, I want to know, is notification show only on home screen? or we can show notification icon on every screen. I saw multiple mobile apps they don't show notification ...
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How do I make the UI of this app look less “amateur” while maintaining the brand's style?

I'm redesigning an app and I used the company's brand/website colours and fonts. However, a user tester said my design looked "amateur." How do I make this look more professional while ...
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How to show different educational institutions' login options in an app?

I'm working on a mobile application where users, apart from being able to login and sign up with accounts made directly on the app, have the ability to login directly with their educational ...
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How should an app clarify that you can choose the outcome size only during the first 2 of the 4-step process?

I am working on an app that synthesizes long texts, articles, essays. You paste in the text and the system starts synthesizing. You can choose a size or length for the final format, say Short, Medium, ...
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Best Practice For Font Use in Mobile App Design

I'm currently designing an app using Figma and having had no prior experience am learning as I go. I appreciate both Android and iOS have their own design guidelines which I'll be looking at, but I ...
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Android App Design for a Data Table File Select

I am a new to designing for Android apps. I have been looking over material design components and trying to follow a few patterns. This is pertaining to a section of the mobile application which ...
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When creating an application, when should I use the map satellite view instead of the plain one?

From UX Perspective, If I create a map-based mobile application why should I not use the map satellite view instead of the vector one? Is it because it is crowded with data and the user will not be ...
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Gesture driven interfaces and hint animations - good or bad?

Many times I saw statements that "Interface/design you need to explain is a bad design". I do agree with it (e.g. if you have nav bar then having labels under/next to icons is beneficial), ...
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Should mobile apps flip upside down?

Should mobile apps flip upside down? (I am referring to when you turn up phone upside down, and the screen flips.) Are there any studies on this? Apple says iPad apps should be able to flip upside ...
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When linking to external websites from an app. Is it better to use web view or open in a browser?

I'm working on a travel app that sometimes needs to link to its web version for information that's not within the app itself. For this I believe using a web view makes sense. However there's also a ...
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How can I better convey the idea of “message sent”?

Currently, I am designing a mobile screen where the user can send a message to their friends. In order to show that their message has been sent, the upper right hand corner check-mark goes from black ...
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Integrate combobox/dropdown in smartphone app?

I'm working on a smartphone app for searching prices. This is what the menu looks like. In the app, I can switch between the results of "CHEAPEST" and "CLOSEST" without moving away ...
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User experience / interaction design for elderly people using banking apps

We are currently designing a mobile interface for elderly people for the banking industry. Is there a need for tweaking the standard (not applying the best practices, for example: tooltip for mobile)? ...
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How to display selected item in scrollable horizontal list

I have a scrollable horizontal card list. Only one card can be selected inside the list. How should the selected item be displayed from a good UX perspective? eg. With a border around the card. ...
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Accessibility testing on mobile apps based on WCAG guidelines

There are questions about how WCAG 2.0+ is applied to accessibility testing on mobile apps, which suggests that the same guidelines apply but are slightly adjusted for web applications compared to ...
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Visualizing that a list is longer than shown on screen

I am working on an app where one of the actions a user can do is search for something and get presented with a list of all possible matches. I am trying to wrap my head around how to make sure the ...
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Does WCAG (2.1) apply to native (iOS, Android) mobile apps?

WCAG stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, but it never defines what is meant by "web content". Many of the success criteria are defined in terms of "user agent" as if they meant a web ...
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One app with more features vs. separate apps focused on one thing

What is considered modern and best for UX with question if to go with one bigger app with more features or separate apps? I can understand why Facebook split their main app and Messenger, or why ...
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Should a navigation be specific to a page?

Let's say a mobile application has 2 interfaces: one that lists items, and the other that displays the details of one of these items. Both of these interfaces have the same navigation bar on top of ...
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How do you pick the right function to be in the bottom menu?

Im currently designing a student portal mobile application. It got a lot of functions; 1. frequently used (academic, timetable, assignments) 2. seldom used (fees, library) and 3. others that are not ...
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Hover up modal over another hover up modal in mobile UI

Is it better to use a hover up modal over another hover up modal on mobile UI? In the current situation I want to open an information page when the user taps on a certain card, and that information ...
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Right side drawer - text and icon alignment

I want to give my users option to chose between right and left drawer and I'm wondering how to align elements in a Left-To-Right language. Bellow there are few examples but I want to hear your opinion ...
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How to design interactions for guiding users to install an application during sign up process

Application objective We have a mobile application where a sales employee will be able to login to see his sales stats for the month. The data available to the employee is restricted to only his own ...
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Mobile Screen Highlight/Tooltip Overlay - Feedback Loop

Context I'm working on a mobile app that provides real-time feedback on accessibility issues of other applications (not built or controlled by me) on the device, similar to Axe or Google's ...
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Cross-platform mobile pattern for navigating among, editing, and creating cards

I'm a backend dev (mostly), very new to UX. I'm building a mobile-friendly Progressive Web App that allows users to view and edit cards with a few attributes (discussions: title, image, description, ...
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What are real examples of content-driven navigation?

Reading Apple HIG Guideline I came across an explanation of the content-driven navigation. It says that games, books, and other immersive apps use this navigation type. But what other immersive apps? ...
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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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Favorites or Recents? Which should be more prior?

In an airlines app, when you're choosing Departure(From) and Arrival(To) destinations, ports are shown under different categories such as: Nearby (Only when choosing Departure[From]) Favorites ...
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What's the optimum entry point for in-app chat support

I'm designing an in-app chat bot feature for a travel app. This feature provides live support for logged in users on the day of their travel. Trying to decide on what's most useful entry point for ...
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Are there existing patterns for forwarding an image to email from in app?

I am working on an app where one of the final steps in the signup process requires that users provide information displayed on screen to their employer; they can either go to their email and forward ...
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What would be the success criteria for user testing for 2FA authentication

i'm conducting a user testing session for a few prototypes. one of the prototypes of a feature i'll be testing is the 2 factor authentication. Compared to other features which have more of an ...
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Should the logo color be used in the application theme color?

I want to ask if it is okay to have different color between logo and mobile application theme color? The logo color is too bright for application theme color, so I choose the similar color but darker. ...
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Which animation or visual queue indicates that there's more content below on mobile

designing a form on a mobile app. It's not visible within a single screen, yet not long enough to be on a 2nd screen. My question is, what kind of animation or visual queue can i use to create an ...
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Is there a need to display arrows in the drop-down fields in the mobile application?

We build a simple mobile app form with 2 drop-down fields and one text input field for iOS and Android platform. My question is should we definitely use a small arrow icon at the end of field that ...
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At what step in the user flow of a travel booking app would 2FA OTP be needed

i'm designing a 2FA OPT feature for an app that lets users book flights and trains. As users are able to store personal information including their payment details, this level of verification is ...
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What is a better position for 'send OTP by email' on sms OTP feature

I'm working on an OTP (one-time password) screen on a mobile app. The primary method of OTP is via SMS. There's also an option for sending OTP by email. Currently, my layout is like this, where I ...
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Appropriate labels for multiple times entry fields

I am working on an app where the user can book a service and can select upto 3 occurrence of that service per day. This means the user needs to be prompted to enter three distinct times of the day. I ...
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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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Smaller font sizes on smaller screen devices

I'm an iOS developer and I recently had a discussion with a designer in my team about the font size of a label in an iOS app that we are producing. It is a small label that is used to present the user ...
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What is the ideal length of a task on mobile?

I am designing an app that aims at enabling users to perform a complex task (sound editing) using a mobile device. I am trying to find information about the ideal length of a task on mobile, but it is ...
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Approach for Designing the Mobile App for an Existing Desktop Optimized Web Application [closed]

We have a web application built and optimized for larger screens (desktops) but now our users are transitioning to mobile devices and so we have decided to have mobile application as well for our ...
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How important explicit back and next buttons in onboarding?

I am designing on-boarding screen for android mobile app, I was looking at onboarding screens at dribble found that some of designs do not have back and next buttons, just have the dot indicator and ...
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What is this UI component called?

I'm currently doing an app interface, the client is asking me for an specific design but I can't understand what it is, here's the quote: "bike code lock" kind of structure for date time and table ...
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For mobile apps, should the first screen be Login or Sign Up

On mobile apps, the users get logged out rarely as the login tokens work differently. So, i think it makes more sense to make the first screen for new users. So the first page, when they open the app ...
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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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