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What action should the user take when permission to access a page has been removed?

I'm designing the flow for permission management. In this case, while a user is on a certain screen, their access to that section that screen belongs to is removed. then when the user performs an ...
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Whats a good UX solution for a user to cover for another user while they go on leave?

I'm currently designing a feature where supervisors monitor various reports. These reports need to be monitored daily. Each user is assigned access to specific groups of reports. As with any company, ...
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Managing groups, users and their roles and permissions

I'm working on improving the current layout for managing group and user permissions - mainly the presentation of these things. The way it currently works is that all permissions from a group (Read/...
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Visualize Users Group Selection and Intersection

I want to simplify the visualization of users' group permissions with intersections and unions. The main challenge is to make a complex selection easy to read for non-technical users, and at the same ...
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What to do with feature button in an app when user permanently rejects the runtime permission for it?

The permission model in Android allows a user to either grant, deny, or permanently deny a runtime permission. Also if the user denies a permission twice it is treated as a permanently deny. I have a ...
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Organizing UI elements differently based on user permission level UX guidelines

Does anyone know of any articles or write ups around this topic? I can't seem to find any resources around this. Think different users in the same organization that can see the same page of an ...
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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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What's the best way to indicate a field is required when finalizing but not when saving?

I'm currently stuck in a bit of a UX conundrum. I need to be a bit vague about the specifics, but I hope it is clear enough. Background info: In our system we have certain items that need to be ...
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How to display summary of user permissions from a data table into a row [closed]

I have a summary card for a web-based application which expands into an interactive table that consists of different users and permissions from Custom to Read, Write, Deploy, etc. There will be ...
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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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How should I deal with an Android permission who is only useful in my app just to prevent an user from cheating and that looks out of place?

For my app I'm asking for an Android permission that allows to set some things to prevent the user from being able to cheat in some things related to my app. Problem is that it's a permission that ...
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settings per user per location

I'm looking for an interface that will do the following task. I have a table with a list of locations and settings for each location by user. So, if I pick a user "John Doe", I'm presented with the ...
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User permissions and roles - allow both or just roles?

Does it make more sense to only set permissions on roles, and the give roles to users, or should the application allow specifying user roles AND permissions? I'm not sure if allowing both to be set ...
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How should an Android permission that looks fishy for the app but without which it's impossible to obtain a certain needed behavior be handled?

To be honest, I'm not 100% sure if the ways to achieve that behavior only are possible through that permission, or even if there's some workaround of that behavior, but I'm almost sure so I'm posting. ...
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Application navigation when there are multiple main navigation possibilities?

What's the best way to present main navigation for a site where you login and have access to two products, that have some different navigation. 3 navigations: 1) External page, about us, products ...
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When to ask for phone verification?

This is related to a food ordering/takeout mobile app. Currently, users create an account immediately in order to access the app, and it is required that they verify their phone # to prevent duplicate ...
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Limiting Action Due To Permissions

How would you prevent someone from performing an action on the front end (Obviously this would be enforced on the back end, but I'd imagine you don't want the user thinking they can perform an action ...
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Why is audio not treated like other browser permissions?

Web browsers have lots of per-domain permissions, like using location, access to camera and microphone, and notifications. Why don't browsers have a permission for audio? Audio is especially ...
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What's the best way to handle displaying a long list of user permissions in a UI?

I'm working on a permission-based access project. I have a long list, in the hundreds, of permissions that will allow Administrators of the system to customize permission groups for individual users. ...
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