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Questions tagged [ios]

Questions about iOS, 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 and iPad.

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San Francisco and designing for iOS [on hold]

When designing an application for iOS, am I tied to the San Francisco typography guidelines offered by Apple? To better put this, do I have to follow them strictly? I am new to this and I would like ...
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Text/Icon Radio Button Name?

Does anyone know the official definition for these buttons in the attached image (taken from the Apple Store app)? They're basically radio buttons with an icon and/or text in them, but can't seem to ...
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Junior Designer - Struggling with iOS icon sizes

I have been assigned the task of exporting iOS icons for an app that my office is developing. I have never done this and I am struggling with the workflow and getting pixel perfect icons. I am ...
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Remove Extra Background behind the iPhone frame in Sketch

I have a 2 layers in Sketch the iPhone frame and the image in the background. This is what it produces Is there a way to hide or erase of that extra area using Sketch ?
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How is this Chinese character with boxes in the background font achieved on iOS?

I was wondering how this text effect was achieved? The characters appear with boxes behind them on desktop versions as well (this is from Instagram) and i’m wondering how this was achieved and where I ...
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Preview PSD mockup on @2 @3 iOS

I do have a layout built in 1242 width for iOS application can you please suggest what can be a good way to test it how it will look like on the real phone?
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Apple's iOS Design Resource Library — Apple supplies wrong font?

I've been using Apple's iOS Design Resource Library in Adobe XD, and have Apple's official SF font installed. The problem is that when you open the library in Adobe XD it complains that the SF font is ...
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Name of vector icon font set on iOS

On Android we know that the icon set is the Material font icon set from here: https://material.io/icons/ However I cannot find the name for the icon set on iOS. I have seen people say many different ...
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App to take picture of sketch and convert to drawing

Is there an iOS app that takes a picture from a sketch on white paper and converts it to a drawing/line-art, kinda like that signature feature when editing PDFs? Googling for sketching alike apps ...
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Photoshop: how to create this glitché effect?

This effect is from Glitché iOS app. I tried various methods from dissolve (move RGB layers, copying many layers of one pic), distortion filters and still don't get something close to these pictures.
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Is there an equivalent to Adobe Illustrator on iPad Pro?

I am using Adobe Illustrator Draw, but it is a very limited app. Is there a professional illustration tool on iPad Pro?
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How do I draw squircle in illustrator? [duplicate]

Squircle is a shape between square and circle. It's not a round square. For example, iOS icons are squicles. Wikipedia link. A squircle (blue) compared with a rounded square (red).
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After Effect: My Shapes Messed Up In Lottie and Bodymovin

I create animation in AE and exported with bodymovin and now have json file. but i have problem. when i use it in " lottiefiles.com " it's worked well but when my iOs coder use it, some shapes messed ...
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How to choose font color against yellow background?

There are similar questions like this and this. However, this question is different because of different design constraints. This is the interface for our game. When the user solves a word, we show ...
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Why are slices in Sketch Important?

I understand that this a noob question; I am about to import my Sketch design into Zeplin.io and I am being told that I should have slices created for my assets. I have created symbols for my icons ...
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What sizes and units should be used for creating iPhone wallpapers?

I was following the sizes listed here, and I've been creating the artboards with the sizes in points, but should I be creating them with the size for rendered pixels instead? Furthermore, I believe ...
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Illustrator: blurry app icons when scaling down

I've created an icon in Illustrator and have been uploading it into makeappicon.com to try to get all of the correct icon sizes. Most of the icons are extremely blurry and I can't figure out why. Any ...
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How to use Sketch iOS app icon template?

I'd like to integrate some external artwork into a Sketch iOS app icon template that comes built-in with Sketch 42 (36781). I can't seem to find information on the proper way to use the template. I've ...
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How to add caption to my icon like this example?

I want to add text to my icon like this: "Free" added to the icon. I had a contractor that did it for me in the past but she is no longer working for me. I want to do it myself. What is the simplest ...
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Is this a native iOS design?

I have a question regarding this design: Is this a native iOS design? I'm fairly new to iOS, so I don't know if this is native iOS or not. It does look to me it's Android layout that would need some ...
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When and when not should i use proportionally-to-screen sizes

I'm designing my app (targeting only iOS/iPhone devices). Currently, there couple components, which I'm designing to fit into iPhone 5 screen(smallest screen). On largers screens(iPhone 6, 6+), I'm ...
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What format should animations be in for Spritekit / Swift?

Our graphic designer created a character for an iOS game built with Swift and SpriteKit. While she has created animated GIFs before, she has never created animations for an iOS game. 1) What sites/...
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I cant find iOS specs equivalent to Material Design

I work in a small company where I already did the design for an app using Material Design guidelines but now I have to design the iOS version; maybe I got used to Material guidelines but I can't find ...
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iOS iPhone App Hamburger Menu Button Size

I've decided to add a Hamburger Menu on my new iOS iPhone Application. So in order to successfully implement that I need to prepare few images specially for the Hamburger button. But I couldn't find ...
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Should my navigation bar start as transparent then become opaque on scroll?

Android has this UI behaviour: The navigation bar is transparent at first, with only the back button. But as the screen is scrolled up, the navigation bar becomes opaque, and the title fades in (on ...
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Beginner with iOS UI Design

I want to start designing iOS app UI in Photoshop but I can't find up-to-date tutorials and informations about document resolution, ppi of document, getting retina ready and complete guide for it. ...
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App artboard size confusion

I am designing an iPhone 6 app. I have set up my artboard to 750 X 1334px which I have found to be the standard size according to helpful websites. However, When convert the artboard size to inches it ...
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How to get specs of UI elements from PSD file for IOS?

I'm going to make an IOS app, and I will get interface mockups of my app from a designer. But I don't know in which format he will send me the interface, whether in PSD or JPEG format. With the given ...
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Display time availability in iOS app

I am designing an application where the user can select an object and a date. The system should then display the availability of this object, that is, what times on this particular date the object is ...
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Can I use material design for both Android and iOS?

I am currently designing an application for Android and iOS. I like Google's Material Design and use of colors. Can I use the same style and look & fill for iOS apps except the navigation system ...
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Sketch: How to best sync design elements between iOS and Android Wireframe?

I'm looking for some input on your best practices/workflows for creating app wireframes for both iOS and Android. I'm working on a project now that needs quite high fidelity wireframes for an app we ...
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Where to download Sketch’s version of the SF font?

I’ve been using Sketch’s default iOS UI library, which uses Apple’s SF font. I already have a version of the SF font, but it doesn’t seem to be the same one Sketch defaults to. I’m sick of getting the ...
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Why PSD design ppi matters on iOS, but not on Android?

A designer told me that he makes a design for iOS using 326dpi resolution. If he uses less, they will not look nice on iPhone and iPad screens (image blurry). On Android, dpi value on the largest ...
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All-in-one tool to create and export all the iOS icon sizes [duplicate]

Hi I'm an iOS developer and I'm wondering how you design professionals create all those iOS icon sizes that are needed for an app. For the most part I have seen this as a two-step process: Create ...
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Designing an IOS settings page

This is probably obvious, but I haven't found my answer yet. When designing for ios, do I absolutely have to use their "settings page" design or can I make my own? This is my first go at designing for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 useful ...
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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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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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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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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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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 phones/...
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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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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= ...