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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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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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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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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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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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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The placement of Next button in app for warehouse men

The app will be used on an Android device with touchscreen but physical keyboard. The device allows for bar code scanning so there's also a handle for more comfortable usage. There are a few steps ...
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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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Can we use "Continue with Email" instead of signup/login?

I was working on a product and while making the signup/login buttons I thought of providing the Continue with email/social instead of login and signup buttons separately. Will it affect the cognitive ...
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How to adapt text and/or elements size while designing to smaller screens?

I have a layout I made some time ago on Adobe XD (that was just a personal project) and now I wanna put it on Behance. To do so, I need to duplicate/adapt that layout (designed for desktop) to smaller ...
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Is 320px wide designs still relevant? (responsive web)

For a couple of years the smallest design I make for responsive websites is 375px wide. Now our new frontend developer eats my brain that I should provide 320px wide. And even if I will not she will ...
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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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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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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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Are there studies on in-app user feedback?

I'm considering to ask users in app for feedback on a specific feature, right after they used it. The goal is to have a) quantitative feedback on the feature and b) a list of comments from step 3 ...
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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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Best practice for private key backup flow on mobile

The mobile app I'm working on is using end-to-end encryption algorithm. User creates a private key to read data that is saved on the server. The key is being stored on a device and can be exported to ...
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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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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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What is the best way to display a destructive action on this component?

The final assignment from my course is to create a mobile application similar to AnkiDroid where the user can create flashcards to study. I'm not sure about how to display a destructive action on 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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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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Font scaling from desktop to mobile

I am a designer and an issue I run in to all the time is how to scale font sizes down for mobile, and how to communicate that to a developer without 'just eyeballing it'. For instance, in my style ...
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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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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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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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CAPTCHA on mobile: what are the alternatives?

From a UX perspective, CAPTCHA's are bad, bad, bad. But let's say we have this as a requirement. And it's for a hybrid app (compiled app, but built upon an HTML5 platform). I'm trying to find out: ...
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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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What do you call a GUI widget that slides out from the left or right?

In mobile applications, many times you have the main content taking up the entire screen but there is a settings page also. To reach the settings page you can to put your finger on the left or right ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Userflow for questions based on answers on inspection app

I'm working on a mobile application to help technician to make inspections. They have a lot of question for each task, each question is about an item inspection. When the answer is positive no ...
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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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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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Mobile – Does a close button need to be on the same x-axis as the hamburger icon?

I have a mobile menu using traditional mobile menu. Due to a long logo, we've placed menu items below. Is it inconsistent that the hamburger icon does not sit on the same level as the close button? ...
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Toolbar at the bottom of texts/numbers busy screen

I have a screen in my app as shown below. The requirement is to place a toolbar with 2 buttons: One button displaying the currently active list/deck of drugs (it is the one with 'Pediatric Drugs' ...
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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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Schedule on Mobile. To drill down or not to drill down?

One aspect of the app I am working on is an employee schedule. The main functionalities are to include an employee's schedule for the current day and the next 7 upcoming days. The information to be ...
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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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