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Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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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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Can material design give a unique identity to my application?

Can material design be personalized in a way that gives identity to the app? what I know about MDC (Material Design Components, an acronym I've just known!) is that it provides us with a bunch of ...
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Smartphone-only apps: consequences of limiting one account per phone number?

For smartphone-only apps that require each user to be a person (apps where there is no room for people to have multiple accounts), what are the negative consequences of limiting each phone number to ...
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Is there a rule of thumb for whether I should hide the navigation menus on scroll?

I'm working on an Android app, and I've implemented layout behavior to hide the top app bar and the bottom navigation menu on scrolling a list page. At the moment, I just did it because I could and ...
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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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Typography for mobile 720x1280 [on hold]

I have one question about typography for mobile screens that are for retina. Let’s say that the font size for a normal screen is 14~16px. How it is going to be for retina? We make it double and for ...
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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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Placing small buttons into a busy layout

I'm working on a medical calculator android app. It's design is based on cards as in the image below. My question is : what is the best approach to make the users know these are buttons and can be ...
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iOS and Android app - data download or page navigation first

What is the best perceived UX for mobile applications which require data downloaded midway through the journey. I cannot find this information online in Apple's Human Interface Guidelines (or I am ...
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How to handle user switching groups

I'm building a mobile app (iOS and Android) and users in the app are group-based e.g. one user can belong to multiple groups. Each page data is loaded according to a selected group for each user, this ...
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Using the Title in Navigation Bar for a page status

I'm designing an app on iOS & Android. My client wants the title in the Navigation Bar/App Bar to be a status rather than a page title. Instead of "Registration" he wants to switch between "...
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What is the default behaviour for device orientation when switching between apps?

I think there is probably a technical dependency involved, but I will ask the question from a user experience perspective. Many mobile devices run apps that have a default orientation (i.e. landscape ...
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Is offering 2 Apps at the same time a bad experience for the User?

So we have our Website as a PWA (Progressive Web App) which means it can also be installed as a App on the Device from the Browser. I wondered how it would feel for the User to have Downloaded the ...
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Is it still a good practice to use coach marks?

I was presented with the question should the mobile app use coach marks or not? It's not a very difficult app, and I think users don't have a lot of problems using it. But do users value the little ...
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Best approach to redesign a mobile homepage with both existing and new features?

I'm currently working on an existing application whereby, 1. I'll need to redesign the homepage 2. New core features will be added to it Now this work is for a client that I'm working it and they ...
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Which UX guidelines exist for mobile app performance?

I'm doing the UX for an app that communicates with bluetooth devices. Unfortunately, all bluetooth traffic is routed through our cloud backend which occasionally makes the app slow. To deal with this ...
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Is there a proper way to let users know about known issues

I am working on an Android application and I have some known issues (both platform related and "won't fix" issues). Is there a proper way to let users know about these known issues? How visible ...
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Where to find standards for implementing 'Facebook' style?

Context: I'm trying to improve my unofficial University Events website design. I'm a student programmer who is new to design. Goal: Implement a mobile website design that has a similar look and feel ...
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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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Best way to scroll long content on mobile screen?

I am trying to decide the best way to have a certain amount of content scroll on a mobile screen. Background: I am developing a mobile app for keeping track of your bills and expenses. I am trying ...
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Back gesture inside the screen which has a swipeable tab

I'm thinking about a UX scenario. For example, you have a screen in your app with a swipeable tab component. On iOS, you have back gesture too. So users can not swipe to back screen (because of that ...
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Using switch to update the choice

I am working on a mobile app which has an update settings page. For one of the settings, values can be entered either using UI1 or UI2 (2 different ways) By default, UI1 is displayed, as it is ...
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Can it hurt our brand to use our logo as a (floating action) button?

We're exploring ways to familiarize our users with our brand and one idea is to use the logo as the icon in a floating action button in our mobile application views. I have heard in the past from UX ...
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What's the best signing up a user through social login?

I'm working on a project whereby both email and phone number is required from the user. The user is able to sign up by email or through their social account. From my understanding of social sign ups ...
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Which would be recommended font to use from the following two designs and why [closed]

I have a question, our client and us are conflicted between selection of a font, we are using standard OpenSans Font for mobile app and the client is insisting on using font named David, for us the ...
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Design for row of list of absences

I have to create a list of absences, for a mobile application in android, each row has the following data: Absence number (Example: N°1, N°2, N°3 ...) Date (Example: June 28, March 17, October 9 ...) ...
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Should I use email or phone number verification on an app onboarding process?

I am designing the onboarding experience for a job-posting app. We have two options of verification methods, email verification and mobile verification. We already plan to use email verification on ...
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Can we use Airbnb Cereal font within android app for free? [closed]

I'm newbie on ux stackexchange community so , pardon me if it's wrong place to ask my question . Currently I'm developing an Android application & I really like UI/UX of Airbnb so , I'm trying to ...
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Dynamic home screen, looking for a better solution

I really didn't know how to name this question. The problem is that our app should show a different home/start screen depending on the state the user is (Searching for a job/ inside of a recruitment ...
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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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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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Opposing sorting direction

The problem: We have 2 screens in our app where the scrolling chronological is reversed (one page scroll in ascending chronological order and the other descending). From a UX point of view, this seems ...
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Set of navigation actions in Material Design

I am an android developer. There is a screen of Completed level in my application. There are several options that user can choose: go to the next level or next chapter (if it was final level) repeat ...
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How to convey that the feature has complicated connectivity requirements in a mobile app?

I have a complicated iBeacon based mobile app. To get to the end of the “happy path” -app functional, the following has to be true: Internet reachable Bluetooth enabled Bluetooth permission granted ...
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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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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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What's the best way to add item and childItem to ExpandingRecyclerView?

I have element of the library ExpandingRecyclerView (RecyclerView with one nesting) placed on the NavigationDrawer. I need to find the most elegant and visually good way to add item and childItem. I ...
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Ego struggles when creating an app? [closed]

I'm curious about what sort of ego issues you've encountered when creating an app. Obviously we're all proud of our idea, but sometimes it can cloud our judgment and make us lose sight of what the ...
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when do I hide mobile onboarding hotspots

We placed a few hotspots in our mobile app, when clicked they show onboarding explanations about a component. If the user clicks on them, they will disappear, but what if he does't? is there a best ...
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Too many menu items for a mobile tab bar

For my mobile app, ideally, I'd fit 6 top-level buttons into the navigation tab bar: Overview Tracking Jobs Notifications Search Menu ("hamburger") Profile Log out Settings App info etc. This is ...
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Why do some companies ask the users to “Text for a link” to download the app?

I've noticed several websites that ask for a phone number to link to either the Apple Store or Google Play to download their native app. (Example below) and I've also seen a few sites display links to ...
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Switch Dashboards along with menu

I am working on a mobile application which will have two different areas in same app. Suppose: Area 1 -> Learning Management System Area 2 -> School Management System Both areas will have its own ...
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System Nav Bar Required? If not, pros/cons for keeping it?

Haven't worked on an Android app in a bit and was wondering if the system navigation bar needs to be there or not. Looking at my husbands phone (I am on iOS), it's not on any of his apps. Is there a ...
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Autosuggestion in post creation

I'm designing one specific medical application and got stucked with autosuggestions. The idea is to write a post and include medical terms in it and do it without tag system. Should work like this: ...
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Layout in Right-to-Left (RTL) Mobile Apps

I'm designing a bilingual app in the Middle East that's in both Arabic and English. I know that part of localizing an app is flipping the content (among other things). My question is, do you flip ...
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MIT Licesne - include in iOS App [closed]

My boss wants me to create an app for inside usage of the company( a prototype), and I need to use a MIT licensed software. When I look at the license it says:"The above copyright notice and this ...
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It is a good idea to use a cta button on a search bar for an app?

In our company we’re creating an app about apply for jobs. Its main features and functionalities are: search all kind of jobs, list of results, and of course apply among other things. The home page ...
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How to label CTAs in a mobile form?

I am currently working on a mobile flow for sending money (bitcoins to be specific). I have found apps that label their CTA with the action on the upcoming screen, instead of referencing the current ...