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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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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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FinTech mobile and customer account lists [closed]

I am looking for best practice recommendations on how to categorize and display customer accounts (DDAs) in selection lists. Considering active and inactive, internal and external, and giving ...
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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....
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What is the de facto method for indicating price graphically?

I've seen the "$" sign used to indicate price range from $ (for low) to $$$ (for high) like below at TripAdvisor: But is this well-understood by customers? What alternatives exist for indicating ...
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Show an alert to confirm Log out or not?

I am currently working on a iOS app where users sign in. However, I am curious to know what the best UX experience would be. Would it best to show an alert to verify that they do want to log out or ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...