Questions tagged [mobile-application]

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

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Why are Progressive Web App Icons circular compared to their App counterparts

Working on a PWA (progressive web app) and coming up with the app icon for it. There aren't many others around since it's pretty new but it seems a lot of PWAs use a circular icon to differentiate ...
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How to display a date filter consisting of custom date selector and buttons

I am building an iOS application which contains a list of videos, these videos can be filtered by date. I am looking for a better way to display these filters on Mobile, with such a limited screen ...
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Idiom for global shortcuts on mobile devices

I have a mobile web app and there are two different modes for viewing content and the user may frequently toggle between them. I'd like to provide a very convenient way for the user to request this ...
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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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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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Entering a Distance

I'm building a mobile form to capture a golf scorecard. There's inherently repetition there (either 9 or 18 holes). Currently the user enters the par via a segment button and the distance via an empty ...
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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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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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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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Guiding users to enter their membership number from email to app

I'm designing a feature to encourage users to sign up as a frequent flyer member on a flight booking app. This feature will appear on the booking summary screen after the user has booked a flight. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Placing logout button in menu-less application

This particular application does not have a side menu, bottom navigation or a Profile/Account page. Although it requires the user to Sign In to proceed. NOTE: This is a front-facing application ...
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App Project - Displaying Data

Please see attached. I need to represent this data within an App. My thoughts are just to keep it as a list - with pretty icons. The user will be doing nothing with this data, it is just for reference....
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Showing item-level & order-level offers/promotions on Details page (PDP) &/or Cart page?

I have 2 types of offers (promotions) applicable on my eCommerce website: Item level offers (example: Item belongs to Brand XYZ. Buy any 2 items from brand XYZ to get 30% off) Order level offers (...
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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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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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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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Target iOS app's quantity selection workflow

I use the Target app on my iPhone device to buy “household goods” related products in order to use the drive-up drop-off system they have. When adding a product, the Target iOS app hides the quantity ...
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use of filters vs. initial questionnaire/survey

I'm trying to find any articles about the use of filters vs. initial questionnaire/survey in apps, in general. I'm developing a new app for matching cancer patients and survivors and wanted to get ...
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Determining Information Priority using digital Survey

This question is regarding an event/activity booking mobile application. The content users are served (offers and vendors) can be grouped by Regions (multiple) & Interest categories (6). Users ...
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example of launch another app icon in mobile

I'm very familiar with the visual cue of a link launching a new website as is used in wikipedia: However I'm not sure of how this works on mobile apps, for example I have this situation: Question ...
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Tradeoffs in buy-in/uptake, retention, usability and engagement when splitting an app in two (or more)

I'm designing an app that, due to its nature, has 3-4 absolutely distinct but interacting role-types. However, importantly, a single person can be tagged with any combination of these roles. One ...
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Designing android apps: Material design and apps with own character

I'm new to mobile app development. I came across material design and its guidelines even though I just scratched the surface. I basically am curious how strict the guidelines have to be followed to be ...
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Sitemap of a Website versus Mobile App

I noticed that sitemap is usually created for a website. Is it also applicable to a mobile application?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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Best practice for multiple select categories

I'm designing an e-commerce mobile app where the products can be filtered by multiple categories. The problem is, the categories can be up to three layers. The hierarchy example - Clothes (1993) ...
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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 ...