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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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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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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When designing a list of items with associated actions what is the better approach?

I am designing a mobile app using Xamarin. In my app's main page I have a list of few items (1 to 4 items perhaps) and then there are other items on the page. There are a few actions that a user can ...
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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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Allow user to manipulate objects in 3d space using touch screen

Our app Iyan 3d, lets user to create 3d animation using their Touchscreen Mobile devices. We are targeting the casual market so we are trying to find the easiest way to allow users manipulate ...
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rectangles Vs rounded corners of text fields on mobile

Do you think there is a difference in perceiving text fields which have round\rectangle corners ? My goal is to establish a convention that round corners are fields which the user can enter input and ...
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Global search in product detail page (mobile) necessary?

I'm currently redesigning a product page for a e-commerce mobile application. The application is pretty compact: it currently consists of having one "home" page with all products in it. Users can ...
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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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How to signify spatial direction instruction

Software visually instruct the user on a handheld device to move a device in the front plane directions. Iconic signifiers like arrows are my primary option. I conceptualize moving object that user ...
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Looking for UX pattern for selection that requires opt-in/opt-out option

I am working on a financial app and struggling with the UX in its settings area. The user needs to select with which method he/she wants to login to the app: faceID / fingerprint Only password ...
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Common input boxes to register and login with separate buttons

While working on the registration/login page for my mobile app, I came up with the idea of combining the two into one. On clicking register, users will be taken to a new page to fill rest of the ...
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splitting list on mobile device?

I have a list of 20 items on a website. There are 4 buttons which work as filters. Each items in the list is represented by a picture and a title: Each block is clickable to a description page : ...
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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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Mobile Application breadcrumb navigation: is it a good idea?

I have a mobile application developed for Android & iOS. The application displays a set of hierarchical items. The application main navigation is designed as a Master/Detail flow where tapping a ...
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Nested Cards on mobile

I've come across many good nested/hierarchical data on mobile, problem is they often only include one line of information. I'm looking to include more information than just a card title, so I'm ...
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Design patterns for switching workspaces on mobile

I'm working on a mobile responsive web-app whose users can potentially have one, two, or three workspaces (we call them "zones") depending on their user privileges, i.e. Admins get all three zones ...
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Handling text overflow in wireframes

This is something that has bothered me a lot on how to approach. I like to use "ugly data" in my wireframes since my goal isn't to have pretty wireframes, but functional ones. Using simple ...
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Mobile card carousel navigation

Background We are currently using a standard mobile pattern to showcase 3 cards where users can compare different plans. Problem The cards are very text heavy and contain alot of content below the ...
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Master-Detail-Detail View for Mobile

I'm designing a mobile app that uses a master-detail-detail model. The first screen is a list of records from table A. The user can select on record and show the details of that record. Then there is ...
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Alternative to right-click on mobile

I'm working on a web app that is a recreation of a talent builder for a mobile game. It's a typical game talent tree, where you click to assign/remove points in a node, rinse and repeat to build out ...
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Do users care about notification settings?

Setting the stage: We have a mobile-app with multiple services from different domains. Each with their own alerts. We are only talking about PUSH NOTIFICATIONS Problem We send alerts from those ...
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Android authentication using fingerprint

The flow of my applicaiton: [1 -Login] -> [2 - Approve biometric use] -> [3 - Dashboard] At the 2nd step, a user is authenticated and technically is inside of the app, enabling biometric. At this ...
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What should be the maximum length of a page on Mobile Website?

What should be the maximum length of a page on Mobile Website? I'm making a website in which some pages are long because of lengthy articles. Should I divide long pages into multiple pages? Should I ...
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On a mobile, why is the search bar position different in an web app and a mobile app?

What is the ideal position of the search bar on the mobile screen? Is it in the top-right corner or at the bottom? Here is an web-app. In this case, the search bar is placed at the top. In ...
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Is there a best practice for sidebar width on mobile?

What is the best practice when it comes to sidebars and user experience on mobile? Is it better to have one that is full-width or one that is 85% width with 15% backdrop? What are the benefits or ...
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Why using a mobile app during a visit on Museum or historical Place [closed]

I'm a student doing a project concept work about designing an application to use on a historical place. I was researching what type of questions I would ask to potential users about using an ...
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How is the material design Snackbar accessible if someone is using a screen reader?

I have an accessibility question about the snackbar pattern used in Material Design. Snackbars - Material Design The behaviour of a snackbar is to appear for a temporary period of time then ...
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Handling long text in width-constrained layouts

I'm working on an application in which there are occasionally single-word strings that need to be represented in a box that isn't wide enough to contain the word unbroken: The example above is in ...
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Google pay part of user flow to add add card to wallet

I'm working on a mobile app feature that lets the user add their e credit card to google pay and apple wallet. I was already able to find someone with apple pay to understand the flow. I'm wondering ...
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What are the conventions for how often a user should be asked to log into a mobile application?

Or put another way - is there a process for deciding how long a user's authenticated session should last?
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Is a bottom sheet dialog “unfitting” for navigation?

Edit: I posted an answer below containing various attempts based on the ideas provided here. I am developing an application with a somewhat special main screen, from where the app is divided into two ...
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Do people use QR codes?

I want to let people install a mobile app after visiting a physical shop. My first go-to was a QR code, but I was wondering if people actually use them. Should I give a second option? What are your ...
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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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The use of ellipsis in text paragraphs

In paragraphs of text on mobile, should we make use of ellipsis with a link, such as "read more” altogether, or keep them separated? What is best in terms of UX?
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Are there any good (for the user) design intentions behind this prompt to download a website‘s dedicated app?

When browsing quora.com - a Q&A website I value for its lengthy and sometimes inspirational answers - I came across the following message on my mobile phone: I encountered this message a lot in ...
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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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Start swipeable pages on the last screen?

In my app, the user is viewing data grouped by year. These groups start from the year the user first created some data, and from then on every year up to now (in general the app would be used for ...
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Should disabled buttons give feedback when clicked?

I was wondering if you could help me with a UX issue I am facing with “disabled buttons in Mobile” We have a few different input fields as part of a mobile onboarding process. These forms have quite ...
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Navigation between steps on mobile form wizard, automatically or scrolling to “next” button?

I have a form wizard, which looks like this: On this particular step, you are supposed to pick only one of the three items. On the desktop version buttons "Next" and "Back" are fixed to the bottom ...
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Mobile Tables - Accessibility (iOS vs Android)

iOS - Disclosure Indicators When this element is present, users know they can tap anywhere in the row to see the next level in the hierarchy or the choices associated with the list item. Use a ...
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How to structure navigation with many similar items?

So I have an app on the google play store currently (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.euandeas.RowerStuff) which has calculators in it for rowers. I currently have free essential ...
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Should you put a Notification preference into your Inapp preferences (Android)

Our Android app is featuring push-notifications, and we want the user to be able to activate/deavtivate them. Should we make an option for this in our inapp-preferences or is it just confusing because ...
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Examples of good user experience design for virtual joystick in mobile or touchscreen games?

Many games for touchscreen mobile devices use virtual joysticks for movement. This has many issues: You can't see/feel where the joystick is pointing when you are using it. You can't feel where the '...
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Design for skip vs next when next requires waiting

I have an app that serves users content which requires them to say whats on the screen. They can move on to the next piece of content only after some period of time depending on the length of the ...
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How to make a dashboard more easier to read? [closed]

I'm looking for ideas for how to rework this page in mobile and desktop to make information easier to read. I'm currently using bootstrap cards inside card columns.
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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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Condensing buttons or spreading them out on mobile

Designing an app with a map feature which has to contain two separate buttons for layer changing and location finding. Originally had the two button on the bottom right, for easy access for the thumb ...
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How effective using Combo Box in Mobile App UI?

Thought about adding a multi value combo box with tags autocomplete Are there any statistical studies about how users feel about this component? is it easy to use? or is it complected for the average ...
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Best way to indicate secondary list items within an expandable list will lead to a new screen? iOS mobile app

I'm designing a page with an accordion list (not a sidebar menu) in a financial iOS app. I'm trying show that eacg primary list item is expandable/collapsible (indicated by up-down chevrons), and that ...

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