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    Good mobile applications have the combination of eye-catching design and brilliant user experience. The developers who work for any mobile app development company always adds animation to mobile apps to deliver a wow effect to their clients. By doing it on a regular basis, they got mastered it but not all mobile app developers are well acquainted with the concept of using the animations the right way in mobile applications. Here are four ways to use awe inspiration animation in mobile apps and keep the users hooked to your mobile app.

     

    Welcome Users with an Animation

     

    First impression makes all the difference so why not use an animation to deliver a brilliant first impression. Yes, you can greet a user with an animation as soon as he or she hit the icon of your mobile on their mobile screens. It helps you to catch the attention of the user instantly and take it from there. Make sure that animations are easily on the eyes and attract so it appeals to your audience rather than detract them. Give your app users a warm welcome every time they use your app. Your app users will feel that you care about them, which would foster trust and persuade users to return to your mobile app regularly.

     

    Animate the Log in Screen

     

    Although, app designers are still quite reluctant to add animations to the log in screens but for the more adventurous amongst us, they might have already experimented with it. Depending on your user base and target audience, it might work or might not. Make sure that animation does not come in the way and make it difficult for the user to log in to the app otherwise; it will do more harm than good.

     

    Guide Users on How to Use the App

     

    Another great way to use animations to good effect in mobile applications is for guiding users on how to use the app. An animated tour or walkthrough can be a great choice for new users who wants to learn how to use the app. Make sure that you keep animation short and focused so that the app user don’t get bored and abandon the app. Highlight the benefits and how your app can help the users to solve their biggest problems. This will increase their interest in your app and they will use it more frequently.

     

    Make Load Times Interesting

     

    Mobile app users want apps to load instantly. Even a slight delay can result in poor user experience and eventually users will abandon the app. You can easily fix this issue by making the load times interesting for users by adding an animation. Users will be more willing to wait for your application to load as they see the animation. You can experiment with multiple animation options and see which animation works best to make the wait less painful for the user.

     

    Do you know about any other way to uplift the overall user experience of your mobile app with animations? Share your feedback with us in comments section below.

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