Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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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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Horizontal or Vertical Layout for Confirmation Screen on mobile?

Recently, I encountered this problem. There are two options for a redesign, one would be to list the information vertically aligned with its label, the other is to show the information side by side ...
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Should videos by default play in fullscreen in mobile apps?

There has been a related question in the past but it is from over a decade back when smartphones were only beginning to get popular and mobile UI/UX wasn't as well established and most devices were ...
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How to avoid ambiguous interactions in messaging apps?

One of the very basic and common interaction design patterns in messaging apps (e.g. WhatsApp, LINE, Facebook Messenger) is to provide micro-interactions associated with the message composition and ...
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To use or not use a stepper

I'm designing an app where users can go to buy artworks. The catch is a user can only "purchase one artwork at a time". Is including an inactive stepper showing 1 count good for user ...
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Should you increase tap target size with text scale factor?

When a user has difficulties reading text and has to increase the font size they use on mobile phone, should tap targets increase as well?
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Is it good UX to show, or notify, users about deleted messages in WhatsApp?

Is it a good user experience for sender as well as the receiver of messages in any messenger app (here WhatsApp) to show that there were or was a message(s) deleted? If I send a message to anyone and ...
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What is the best place to put the delete button?

Well, this maybe the simple question but it has given me a headache for days. I'm making an app, from design, code, etc.... The app is a note app, user can select multiples of them, and then can ...
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Where to add quantity and price information in a small button

I have lot of "product" buttons in my Android App, each of that button based on configuration can have 4 variation: Pure button with only it's title, button with title and price, button with ...
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Is there value in re-inventing the quantity editor design in an ecommerce mobile app?

I am designing an ecommerce mobile app (grocery and food) and wanted to know what is the best practice to provide quick add to cart option (quantity-editor) instead of taking the users to the product ...
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Responsive design for mobile phones looking like mobile app design

What do you think about the use of a bottom menu in a responsive design ecommerce site for mobile devices, resembling a mobile app?
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Standard Container Size For Mobile Canvas? [closed]

I am creating a mobile design in Figma and my selected frame size is 428 x 926 px (for I phone 13 pro max). I want a container to achieve a proper grid system, can you please tell me what should be ...
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Creating user friendly autocomplete inputs for mobile devices

Note: Initially I posted this question for code review, but realized this is really a question about user interface. I am working on an e-commerce website, I have 2 types of autocomplete inputs: ...
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How should I best approach a project which involves merging separate apps together?

I need to merge 3 separate apps for a project at work. One app is for smart homes devices, one is for smart condo management (booking facilities, etc.) and one is for smart towns. Does anyone know any ...
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How to "swipe right" between two people given information density?

I'm not a UX designer, I'm a programmer. So please be patient with me :) So we're working on a dating app that learns what features a user likes in other people. We're struggling with designing the '...
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WCAG 2.1 Compliance: How does it apply to password-protected web and native apps

As stated in the title, I'm curious if anyone has resources explaining (or experiences with) any adjusted WCAG criteria for "gated" applications. Does something being behind a password wall, ...
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Is feature to customize themes and colors for Mobile/Web Apps important for UX?

We are building a CRM like application but targeting micro businesses, consultants and etc. While designing UI for our Mobile/Web App, my manager suggested us to inlcude themes, color and fonts ...
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Showing price on legend when seats are unavailable

I'm designing a cabin booking feature in a travel app. What would be the best option if all the Extra Legroom seats (the unfilled ones) have been already taken. To indicate as "unavailable "...
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Google pay and Credit card in the mobile app

I just need one or two advice, regarding on this new booking system as the developer team create it without my knowledge and didn't ask me for advice or design UX before they went developed it and it ...
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How to benchmark others' apps without expensive purchases

In order to improve our airline travel booking app's notification experience, I'm conducting a benchmarking study where I hope to look at the various notifications at different points of the user ...
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What's the best order to remind users to complete their account information after registration

i'm designing a registration flow for an ecommerce app. Among the information needed, some information isn't needed immediately to complete registion. After filling in the minimum required fields, the ...
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To Number or Not To Number

Here's a portion of a display from an iOS app that allows users to connect to a Wireless Valve Control device. UPDATE: My question is regarding the -42 dBM and 2.97V labels. As a code implementor, ...
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Single or multiple form field(s)

Consider an application where a user can make a list of people to meet during the day, and share that with a colleague/secretary/etc. It is something between a todo list and an actual calendar. So ...
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What is better? Login with Phone or Email or Both?

We are developing a mobile app, which our customer requested the following login/registration options. Email, Gmail, Apple, Phone In addition to that, customer want the user to try the app before ...
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What should be the vertical placement of primary button on a mobile screen? And why?

A user scans the screen from left to right and top to bottom. So, we use the primary action (or primary CTA) on the right side while designing for the web. If we consider top to bottom scan approach ...
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Navigation for app that is embedded into another app's user interface

I have an app that is going to be embedded in another app. The app we're embedding into has it's own navigation system (bottom navigation and may have a hamburger menu at the top). Attached below is ...
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Two buttons for actions of equal significance on same (mobile) screen

Consider a simple app for making wish lists and sharing the list with a friend (or shopping assistant). On the main screen, the user is shown the list of items they have added to their wishlist. There ...
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How do I best make a tally of items on a mobile phone

I'm designing a wireframe for a mobile app for logging materials. One of the features needs to be able to log the makeup of a material. fx in the case of a technical fabric the composition can look ...
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Alternative to TAB layout to show three different pages connected

I have an app where from the home page the user enter in a page built like: List of all registered documents from which the user can choose one of them and send it to the server with a bottom app bar ...
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Do horizontally scrolling tabs on mobile have issues with long labels

Designing tab navigation for a mobile app feature, and some of the labels are going to be quite lengthy. I'm curious if this would cause usability issues for users who might not know that you can ...
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Which button layout is the best?

I'm currently working on a modal in app, that can be display in full screen. I'm having some issue about the way to close this modal. In the first situation, we can have a “Fermer” (close) button as ...
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Looking for advice on organizing an app which is basically just a collection of functions a user can trigger

I'm currently in the process of redesigning a mobile app, which pretty much acts as a launchpad for a variety of different payment functions. The app's current architecture relies on a bottom-...
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Should I avoid underlined links on mobile app?

We have a discussion in my team about links into mobile apps. Developer said links shouldn't be underlined. But in complex mobile apps sometimes, we have link to different entities. I can see that ...
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Why are so many kids apps are in landscape mode?

I'm trying to figure it out for couple of days, google best ux practices for building apps for kids, but none of them says "you should make your app in landscape mode". Tried to search for ...
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Best way to discover creating events in calendar application

I have a mobile calendar app First I want to say that my app is not a normal calendar app, because users may sometimes need to add a lot of events at once, not like google calendar where people ...

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