Questions about iOS (formerly known as iPhone OS), Apple's mobile operating system. Originally developed for the iPhone, it has since been extended to support other Apple, Inc. devices such as the iPod Touch, iPad, and Apple TV.

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iOS Lock Screen Icon Questions

I am looking for some information on lock screen icons in iOS. The icon type I am referring to is the small one in the lower left corner. Also mentioned in this article: ...
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Icon for reordering a horizontal nav on an iOS app?

So, I know that the icon with the three lines is the most common method of letting the user know that a vertical list is able to be moved around. Example here: I'm wondering how the same kind of ...
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Reduce size of image without reducing quality

Reason for asking this question : I have collection of images (.png) of about 1000+ in my Application Bundle. Which taking alot of space while deploying the application on a device. PS : I would ...
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how to design for iPad screens using a browser interface

I am trying to design for an iPad. The design elements are essentially a background image (2048x1536) and some text (based on font size) - which need to be place in a text area that is defined by ...
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How do I get rid of the border (transparent space) for my iOS toolbar icon?

I'm an iOS developer and need to get icons sized correctly The following image shows gears that are not sized correctly in production because of that border. I need to cut that space out (and grow ...
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iOS design guidelines like Android's?

What are the standards for designing iOS apps? By standards I mean rules for margins, paddings, font sizes, etc. that should be followed when designing an iOS app. Are there any rules? To clarify ...
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iOS application for viewing a Photoshop file in real time in a device?

I need some help in finding some application(iOS/system) where I can view my Photoshop file in real time on my iPOD(5th gen). I have tried Adobe Edge Inspect. Is there a better alternative? If ...
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Help creating assets for iOS

I´m new creating assets for iOS. I only did UI until now. I´m a bit confused creating assets ini photoshop. Anyone can let me know the image size in pixels for 1x, 2x and 3x? I´m wrong whit these? 1x= ...
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Mobile splash screens format - PNG, JPEG or WEBP? [duplicate]

What would be the best format to use for high res Splash screens and other high res & heavy assets for both platforms, Android & iOS? Thanks
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Is there iOS app for designing interfaces?

I need an iOS app to create wireframes of iOS interface. Are there any apps similar to Balsamiq available? I don't need apps like Marvel or POP. With those I can't prototype instantly in app.
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What are good resources for learning to use Illustrator to design iOS apps?

I've been using Photoshop to do visual designs of apps from wireframes until now and it has gone pretty well. But there's a trend these days to do the visuals also in Illustrator use multiple ...
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Where to hire a graphics designer for mobile app? [duplicate]

My friend and I are making iOS apps and we have are not graphic designers. We have no idea how to do any of that stuff. Where can we find a graphic designer and how much would he/she cost?
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Creating iOS app store screenshots

I'm having difficulties creating all the required screenshots with correct resolutions for an iOS 8+ app. They always end up not being sharp, most likely due to me using free services to convert 1 ...
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How do I properly use device imagery in iOS apps?

Recently, I had an app rejected from the Apple App store. The rejection was due to the use of a mobile device being depicted in one of the tutorial screens. Does anyone know of any guidelines for ...
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How to create filters in Photoshop and export for iOS/Android?

What is the design process for creating camera filters in Photoshop (like in Instagram for example), and then exporting them for use on a iOS/Android app? I can use Curves to create an adjustment ...
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As a designer, how should I start designing an iOS app?

I am about to design an IOS 8 app for the very first time. I've been a designer for 5 years now, both on Photoshop and Illustrator, but I never got the change to design an app. I am looking for some ...
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Are iPhone apps based on a grid?

Google provides all design specifications in their design documentation, which is very rich and outlines every single element - its size, padding etc. Everything, including material icons and text ...
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Font size on iOS7 looks different from Photoshop even with same resolution

I'm facing a weird issue here. I did a mockup for iPhone 5 + iOS7 in Photoshop, and since Photoshop handles font size in points, I passed all these info with the mockup file to the dev team. (e.g: ...
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What wireframing tool can I use that is focused on Android and iOS design?

I've been trying to wireframe my designs for apps, but keep getting frustrated with the limited ability and poor usability of the software I've used (Balsamiq, Pencil, Prototyper). Do you have any ...
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Manually creating pixel perfect assets

If I have a 20x20 px icon and use an asset generating script to generate 1x, 2x and 3x assets for Apple devices, I would get the assets in the following sizes: 1x = 20x20 2x = 40x40 3x = 60x60 ...
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What is the fastest way to copy a colour in Photoshop as HEX?

A lot of designers use Photoshop as a design and mockup tool. And in doing so, one of the last steps can be to get a lot of the colour information out so things like gradients and dynamic text can be ...
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exporting graphics for ios app - support for both retinna and older devices?

I'm making a iOS app, it needs to target newer retina devices as well as the older 3GS and iPad 1. Usually I'd just export them at 72 PPI, but for retina is it 150 PPI or 300 PPDI (or another)? Am I ...
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Android and iOS logos on my website

Can I insert Android and iOS logos to sponsor an App on my website? Or is it considered copyright infringement?
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How to suggest a button is for panning, not tapping?

There are a few icons for directional pads, but after conducting user testing, users kept wanting to tap on it instead of swipe/pan for movement. What have people done to suggest a component should ...
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iOS font with monospace digits 0…9?

This is for an app displaying rows of numbers that change dynamically. A monospace font would be ideal to prevent distracting alignment jumps as digits change. I really only care about digits, so ...
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What is this pop-up that appears at the bottom of your iphone screen called?

I am making an app, and I want want to use this feature: the problem is that I do not know what the pop-up feature is called, exactly. I have tried asking on Yahoo Answers but there were no ...
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iOS UI design - what dimension size Sketch file to give to developer?

Assuming an iOS app has been designed for iphone 4,5,6,6+ and iPad, what is the ideal dimension Sketch file to give to a developer? This is also assuming there are no major layout changes in the ...
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I'm new to UI design but i've been on other artes(like web design, logo and other)

It's my first time to UI design in iOS and I was given a project app. My question is: Which is better to UI design, Photoshop or Illustrator (I love them both)? What is my resolution (and what are ...
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Export iOS Icon Sizes in Affinity Designer

Although Affinity Designer has the extremely useful @1x, @2x and @3x export, I'm wondering if there's a way to export in the variety of sizes that are required for an iOS icon? I found a concise grid ...
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iOS text selection UI element for Sketch 3

I'm trying to find a Sketch Resource that provides iOS' text selection UI. What is the name of this UI element and where can I find it, on a site similar to this one
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What will a UI designed for a 4S look like on an iPhone 3?

I have designed a UI for the iPhone 4S. What will be the application appearance be if I use the same images and UI for the iPhone3? If I run the same application in iPhone3 and iPhone 4S, what will be ...
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What are the font settings which correspond to “default” font styles in iOS 9?

There is a set of default font styles accessible via the iOS API. What settings (font size, weight, etc.) do they correspond to by default on an iPhone 6 running iOS 9? Does this vary across ...
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Images aren't sharp in iOS app

I'm developing an iOS app, whereas I've exported several assets from the Sketch 3 design app for mac. I made a new Sketch 3 file using the iOS template and created an iPhone 6 artboard. Then I ...
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How to create a 2x image asset for a 2x Retina display (iOS)?

Would somebody please clarify this for me? The iPhone 4 has a resolution of 640 x 1136px so if I wanted a square icon, for example, to take up half of the screen, the PNG should still be 640 x 640px ...
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Is Adobe Flash back from the dead? Seeing Flash web content on iPad

Good day all. One of my clients today asked me to study some banners for a slider they have on their site's homepage, I went there to take a look, and suddenly "I saw FLASH". My first reaction was ...
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How can i set 132 Ppi resolution for new document in illustrator?

I am using Illustrator CC and I need to create a document for iOS icons. How can I set, Illustrator only allows me to create 72ppi, 150ppi, or 300ppi.
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Canvas size for new iPhone app

I am about to start designing a new iPhone app for a client and I was wondering what is your "canvas size of choice" when starting the UI design on Photoshop, Sketch or Illustrator. First of all, do ...
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What leading settings do you using for San Francisco font? [closed]

I'm designing for some mobile platforms. I was impressed with Google's font guidelines and wondered why Apple doesn't have any guidelines for San-Francisco font. I'd like to learn your experience ...
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What leading settings do you using for San Francisco font? [duplicate]

I'm designing for some mobile platforms. I was impressed with Google's font guidelines and wondered why Apple doesn't have any guidelines for San-Francisco font. I'd like to learn your experience ...
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Is my mobile UI too busy or just right? [closed]

I recently finished touching up my UI for my app, I was curious to hear some professional opinions. Is it too busy? I need to display a few things in tandem and this was my solution. If anyone is ...
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Gaussian Blur Overlay (iOs/osTV style) Effect with Indesign CS6?

i'm looking for a way to perform this effect with inDesign but without Photoshop. Does anybody know how? I tried many option but seem there is no way. The only think maybe can work is the "insert ...
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How to Prepare UI to Mobile Developer iOS Android

I'm new in design for ui. I have to do for all resolution iOS and Android. I would like to ask about following questions: Is this correct process? Finish design Do for all 12 sizes resolution: ...
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Any UI library for iOS and Android (Illustrator)?

I'm developing monochromatic Wireframe and the full color demo of my App UI for iOS and Android. I'm using Illustrator. Is there any UI library for me to use? (ex. the default switch, table view, text ...
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What icons can represent the concept of “already purchased”?

I am doing an iOS app that shows recommended products to identified customers in a brick and mortar store. The customer can tell an associate, "Oh, I bought that already", the the associate can so ...
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Fonts that display in all devices and operating systems

I would like to know what are the Fonts which are displayed in all devices(Tablet/PC/Mac/Mobile) and platforms(iOS/Windows/Android). The real problems is, i have designed a Powerpoint presentation ...
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Color difference in assets generated using Retinize It

I'm been loving how Retinize it has totally reduced the time and effort involved in generating assets for iOS. The only issue I'm seeing is that the color of pngs at 2x and 3x are different from 1x. ...
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how to convert PSD files to Xcode App IOS 7 Flat Style

Experts, I would like to ask about how to convert PSD files to IOS 7 Flat Style, I know there are many companies providing PSD TO HTML5,But I have not found this conversion tool to xocde, Source ...
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How to identify fonts in iOS apps, from iOS?

Often I want to find out what font I'm seeing in an iOS app. And I want to do it without going to a computer. Is there a way to do this? I know there's the great WhatTheFont website, but that ...
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Pixel Size Guidelines for Photoshop Designs for iOS Devices

A designer asked me for guidelines on pixel sizes for their iPhone Photoshop screen designs. I looked at the different sizes using Paint Code App's Ultimate Guide to iPhone Screen Resolutions. And I ...
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How can I create a subtle 3D effect like on Apple's iOS time selection wheel?

I'm trying to reproduce this subtle 3D effect on the Apple time and date selection wheel. How can I do this in Adobe Illustrator?