Loading Icon always sucks!

Jan 20, 2017 · 2 min read

Are you making user to look at the loading animation in your application?

Yes, it sucks.

Some apps have a loading icon which has some values like percentage (%) or size (1.5mb) which is a something meaning full, even though it won’t be completed at time, but the user has some hope 😂

On the other hand some apps have some loading icons like this :

All these sucks.

A application with a good UX won’t have a loading icon.


What can we do? How to solve this?


What is skeleton wire frame screens?

It is a screen where we have a structure of the application, this skeleton will have all the elements in the exact place, where the data has to be loaded, like this

Then, As the app requests for the data from the backend it fills all the fields one by one like this,

“Give the taste of the page to the user as soon as they land on the app”

thus we have to give a taste of the page to user instead of showing the loading icon.

Do some great UX.

Thank you :)

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