Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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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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Reverse Calculation on mobile app? [closed]

I have a requirement to calculate facility amount and monthly rental. if the user input facility amount monthly rental will calculate and vise versa. Is there any good way to display both calculation ...
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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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Aggregate values for lists

I have a topic and within a topic there is a list of actions user did related to the topic (like a work actions journal). Work actions have dates and duration (among other info). What i need to do is ...
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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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What do I tell the user if the image they have to upload is very specific in height and width? [duplicate]

Am making an android app. I need to make the user be able to upload an image of a button that is pre-configured in size. So they would essentially be only changing the design. My questions: 1. ...
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Differentiate between 4 categories (color problem)

I am wondering if there is someone who can help me to improve my application's user experience. I am developing a mobile e-learning platform which has 4 sections. I was asked to differentiate each ...
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Input for arbitrarly large radius in map

I'm developing a mobile app where the users need to select a point in a map, and then define a radius around this point. This will be used to define a Geofence and to perform an action when later the ...
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Monthly budget screen - need to take into account whether it's early/late in the month

I’m currently working on a budget management mobile app. The app has a screen which shows a list of categories, and for each one the following information is displayed: How much spending money the ...
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Switch camera icon on left or right side? [closed]

I'm building a custom snap-photo flow in between another flow in my App. So here I have an interesting dilemma. Should the Selfie/Rear cam toggle icon be on the left or right side and why? [image ...
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Organizing two kinds of navigation in a mobile app

The problem: There are usually 3-4 tabs on a mobile navigation menu, as shown below. This is considered to be best practice. However, we have 5-6 features we would like to display there. We are ...
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Where could exit button be removed from during onboarding process?

My company is re-designing the on-boarding process for Emergency Service within the app. The process as follows: Page 1: Intro of Emergency Service Page 2: Terms of Services (TOS) Page 3: ...
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Button reaction depending on the x-coordinate

I need to show some boring tables (some dates, some number and some text; no images) with a lot of boring details. Imagine your bank statement. On mobile, I'll have to use multiple lines for each ...
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What to display if user does not enable location services?

This is a continuation of a previous question. I'm developing an app whose only purpose is to display the closest Joe's Florida Tacos locations to my current location in Florida. It will have the ...
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Error on initial push notification subscription

Does it make sense to inform the user with an error message when initial registration to push notifications fails?
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Toast notification above the content or floating

I'm working on a mobile app, and am trying to figure out how to display recoverable and unrecoverable errors in context with a list. If a list of items are fetched in the initial request, and a ...
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Will requiring “Enable Location” negatively affect user perception?

I'm not a mobile phone poweruser, so please bear with me. Let's say I'm developing an app whose sole purpose is to display the closest FloridaBestTacos restaurants to my current location of Florida. ...
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What's the best way to combine an action outside of the UI with an action in the UI?

Working on a picking flow for a warehouse app and I'm having trouble translating the following flow into design Go to space --> Scan space --> Scan product --> Enter # of units picked thinking ...
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Any thoughts or research on forced updates on apps?

I was wondering the UX impact on forced updates on apps and found little to no research on the subject so far. There may be crucial information that needs to be accessed in certain cases but an ...
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Best way to handle email verification in sign up [duplicate]

The way sign up works in my app is you enter your username, password, and email. How should I present to the user that a verification link was sent? And how would I dismiss them back to the login ...
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How to inform a visually impaired user when an action is processing

I'm currently working on a task whereby the backend will load plenty of options(Trip planner). When an action is processing with voiceover on, this may take 10+ seconds to load all options. What are ...
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In a booking confirmation page, is it good UX to tell the user they have an option to cancel once they have booked?

We want to keep the page as simple as possible with the appointment schedule, booking fee and payment method. But when keeping in mind a user-centric approach, a problem that might arise would be: ...
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iOS App: Segmented control for Login/Signup screens

I am planning UX for an app and currently working on Login/Signup screens. Looking at some various other app screens, it looks like the most common is to make welcome screens with both options - Login ...
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good ux design patterns to add/edit/remove entities in a mobile app?

I'm looking for Android apps which have good entity management (add/edit/remove) UX. The home page of my app displays a list of configured entity instances. Now I need to give the user the ability ...
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Number of data points on stock price chart

We're creating a graph where customers can see development of security price over time. We're going to use a line chart with which the user can interact by tap/hold gesture to see different data ...
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When to shown app intro onboarding? before or after sign up

For mobile applications when it is good to show the app intro onboarding(slider with app features). I have seen some mobile apps showing app intro before signup process and most after. Which is most ...
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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 application which requires fast clicking. Among other things, it measures how many times you can click in 30 seconds. I am not sure what put between a ...
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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 a dark color earlier. This seems to be a trend. As I read in this ...
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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 ...