Questions tagged [mobile]

Questions relating to mobile computing devices, such as cell phones, tablets, and e-readers. Includes consideration for both small screen size as well as the mobile and "always on" nature of the devices.

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Is Swipe OK for accessibility in Native Apps? WCAG says no

Reading up on WCAG (Rule 2.5.1). they state that all the content in the app should be able to be viewed without Swipe (path based gestures). I think this makes sense on Web, but on native apps there's ...
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Dropdown in a Mobile Side Panel for Workspace Switching

I am designing a workspace switcher for mobile. It is a mobile web version that renders in the browser and is not an app. Workspaces are different spaces with the same set of settings and contents, ...
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When to remind with “Remind me later”?

What are some things I should consider and think about that will help me figure out when we should remind the user of something? For context: Our mobile app is basically a wine collecting app. When ...
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How should my mobile app handle email verification?

I am using Flutter to develope a cross platform mobile application. I use firebase to login, and require the user to do email verification before signing in. The user creates an account, and then the ...
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What's the best option for an opacity slider on this color selection menu?

Hi! I am currently working on a new cosmetics app. As an example, in the Lipstick category, users would be able to change their lip color by choosing a different lipstick color. We created a small ...
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Should users be prompted to determine bandwidth intensity of a site?

Serving up web content based on user agents alone seems exclusionary to me; mobile devices aren’t always constrained to low bandwidth. From a UX perspective, would it be a bad strategy to present ...
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Ask for reviews in mobile app

I am working on asking for reviews via our mobile app that will be supporting our rating in the iOS and Play stores. We're thinking about displaying the usual 5-star rating which will allow users to ...
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What's the point of responsive/adaptive design in doing UI?

I apologize if this is such a bad question but I have zero clue about web or UI design. I'm a graphic designer but I was tasked to just design a website using Photoshop cause that's what I'm familiar ...
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Mobile reverse navigation (back) and Auto forwarding pages

I have a couple of questions: When a user press back within a flow - do you show (when going back) screens that are "confirmation states" or steps that were needed to be field in order to ...
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Work with a consequent mobile app [closed]

I'm a developer and I have to participate in the creation of screens/mockup for our new mobile app. We have an ERP which manages a lot of activities of a company. For example: human resources, ...
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User interface feedback for minimalist product review page [closed]

I'm a novice currently learning user interface design in my free time. I am currently designing a minimalist product review page for the mobile phone. I would like to get feedback or suggestions on ...
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Why do the dividers in the iOS settings page not go all the way to the left?

The designers at Apple seem to have made a deliberate decision to make the dividers in the iOS settings page not span the full width of the screen. What makes this better than full width dividers?
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Figures for autorotate on/off on mobile phone screens?

I'm looking for any figures on the proportions of mobile phone users who have screen autorotate turned off or on. It's UK based (in English) but users could potentially be anywhere globally.
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What to do with an empty bottom menu bar on mobile?

I am helping design an app that has different functionality available to different users. These different modules are made available through a bottom menu/nav bar. However we have some users that will ...
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Completely rounded vs Rounded rectangle buttons

I was curious to know why at some places completely rounded buttons are used and other places of the same application there are rounded rectangle buttons? As far as I could understand, small Rounded-...
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Best practices for “show password” functionality

In a mobile app context, when the user is presented with a dialog specifically asking for a password, what are the best practices for allowing the user to show the password while entering it into the ...
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How are you supposed to center a profile picture on mobile?

What is the proper way to do it? Are you supposed to just center the text and put the profile picture to one side? Or do you center the entire thing together?
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Notification scheduler for customer support agents

General time schedule can be fixed from 8 AM to 5 PM. How to solve for shift employees? The requirement is a notification schedule feature for support agents (mobile app).
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What is the thinnest a top bar can be for effective touch navigation on mobile devices?

We have other questions (such as this one) looking at the ideal height for a sticky top navigation bar on mobile devices. In most situations you'll want it to be reasonably high so that users don't ...
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Should there be arrows in a lightbox on mobile?

So I found that the PhotoSwipe lightbox disables the left right arrows on mobile devices (when it detects them as touch, which can be a hit and miss). But I wonder why. I know the native gallery apps ...
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How to educate mobile app users to scroll down and check other required fields?

The App is showcasing the error messages below the text or input fields when the user press the [Next] floating action button. But the issue is users can't grab the attention on those fields because ...
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3 level navigation mobile menu [duplicate]

I have 3 levels in my information architecture for my hamburger mobile menu. First level: 5 items Second level: 8 - 10 items in total Third level: 6 items Would you use an accordion style or a ...
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Is it right to use horizontal scroll to show information related to the same content in details page

I have a Mobile app for recipes, the user can click on recipe to see its details, in details page we have image, title, tags, ingredients, and steps for preparation. So my question is, is it right to ...
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Is it right to use a float numbers instead of text in design

We have a design that indicate the user about the measurement of food ingredients For example: 1.5 cup 0.5 cup Is it right to use it as above or replace it with 1 cup and half A half of cup
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Notification icon on mobile app only home screen?

I am designing an Artisan app, I want to know, is notification show only on home screen? or we can show notification icon on every screen. I saw multiple mobile apps they don't show notification ...
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Would users appreciate a mobile hover alternative on a product list?

Edit: Not necessarily only credible sources needed, different opinions from the user's perspective are also welcome. The mobile first approach nowadays often (or sometimes at least) leads to less ...
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What's the best word to use for table overlapping the mobile screen to show the information on the right, “swipe left” or “slide left”?

For me, the best way to show the list is by using cards either you scroll sideways or scrolling down by having each list stacked cards. With client preference to have the table similar UI and behavior ...
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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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Should mobile apps flip upside down?

Should mobile apps flip upside down? (I am referring to when you turn up phone upside down, and the screen flips.) Are there any studies on this? Apple says iPad apps should be able to flip upside ...
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How can I better convey the idea of “message sent”?

Currently, I am designing a mobile screen where the user can send a message to their friends. In order to show that their message has been sent, the upper right hand corner check-mark goes from black ...
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Integrate combobox/dropdown in smartphone app?

I'm working on a smartphone app for searching prices. This is what the menu looks like. In the app, I can switch between the results of "CHEAPEST" and "CLOSEST" without moving away ...
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Date picker with optional day/month selection?

Is there a UI component for mobile app that lets to select either: Year Month and year Day, month and year? I need to make a picker for planting date. The user might forget the exact date.
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How consistent should icons be in sizing?

New to UX and confused about size consistency. I know icons that belong in the same group are supposed to have the same visual weight, but what if there's different groups of icons on the same page or ...
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How to place two icons for one input field on a mobile app?

I want to put both an info and a clear icon for each text field. How should I design it w/o it looking awkward? Or, is two even necessary? EDIT: How do I style it for an "if applicable" ...
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Card with Button or Completely Clickable Card

If card is having button, CTA will be more clearer but it'll be more useful from usability point of view if card completely clickable... So in mobile, will a card with button or a completely clickable ...
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Text link size in mobile

I have a debate with my team about the size of text links on mobile. On one side are standards of accessibility and minimum tap sizes for fingers. On the other is Apple.com sign-in page where we have ...
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What element to focus after user input on a chatbot?

This is similar to What element should have the focus after a search?, but not the same case. I'm building a chatbot with Flutter (mobile). This is the flow: Bot asks a question. User is presented ...
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Mobile side scrolling: On some screen sizes, the gap between elements land right at the right edge, so it looks like there isn't any scrolling

I have the elements going off the right edge of the screen to show it's horizontal scrolling. Issue is at some screen sizes, the gap between elements lands right at the right edge, so it looks like ...
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How to display selected item in scrollable horizontal list

I have a scrollable horizontal card list. Only one card can be selected inside the list. How should the selected item be displayed from a good UX perspective? eg. With a border around the card. ...
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Where should the “Submit” button go in mobile?

In mobile, when entering text, anything under the textbox is hidden by the on screen keyboard. I was thinking of putting a "Submit" button under the textbox, but then I thought the user might not know ...
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What are the areas of a screen on a mobile called, which can be easily reached when holding the phone with one hand?

I'm trying to research the issue, and don't have a name for these locations.
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What's a reasonable amount of time to wait for an SMS?

We have a form where mobile users submit their mobile number to receive an SMS with a PIN, which they have to use as confirmation in an online form. The PIN expires in a few minutes, so a user can ...
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Mobile UX for a list of questions with editable answers?

As part of a larger app, I am designing a mobile UX for a fixed list of 30 questions that the app user can answer. The user can answer from 0 to 30 questions, averaging around 3 answers. They can edit/...
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How would you ask the user if their drawn signature is similar to the ID card sign?

We have a flow where the user signs a contract drawing their signature with the finger. But it's very important that that finger signature is similar to the user's real signature printed in the ...
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How do I make a large table from desktop/web look good on mobile?

I am interested in what the best practice is to pack a table from web (desktop size) to mobile. I got the table done on desktop, but need to pack it on mobile. I understand that something should be ...
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Element that becomes sticky while scrolling on a Figma prototype [closed]

I was wondering if it's possible to have a fixed positioned element become sticky to the viewport when you scroll past it on a Figma prototype. I tried searching for it but I can't seem to find it. ...
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Can I omit landing page in favor of direct app access?

I am developing my own product idea, an web/mobile application for forming a long term relationship between two people. It's in the early stages, so I don't want to expose too much information yet. I ...
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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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clickable prototypes> map every possible pathway?

I am building a clickable prototype of a mobile game in balsamic for a client. Do I have to map every single branch option? If so, the home screen, for example, would have many different states and ...
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Recommendations about the size of an scrollable area in a mobile screen? (like a map)

There is always one time when we need to insert a map in a webpage or app while there is a vertical scrolling in the whole content. For example, imagine a web that has a map as the first element of ...

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