Have you already created your free Android app and realised that when you are updating you need to add something slightly different from what you have already created but you aren’t sure if you have chosen the right app template? Don’t worry, you can always create a tab, or two or three using different template styles.
Today we are going to look at how you can add tabs to your app and what the benefits are to having tabs on your free Android app.
What are app tabs?
Think of tabs like chapters of a book but instead of a book, they are chapters in your app. Tabs enable the user to move around inside your
app between different styles of content. They are able to move around without having to leave your app. Tabs are named by you and can be found by your app user at accessible the bottom of the app, allowing the user to scroll through the tabs, finding the page and content that they wish to explore.
Why use tabs?
When you create a free Android app you want your user to offer your app user the maximum amount of content without confusing the, By offering them the ability to go from one page to another without having to leave the contents of the app you will without doubt improve the user experience.
Being able to provide a positive user experience encourages your user to return to the app and remain within the app for a longer period of time going from page to page, or should we say, tab to tab. Don’t forget, the longer a user is active in your app the more likely it is that you will earn more revenue.
How to add a tab to your app?
Adding a tab is not a difficult process, follow the five simple steps below to add tabs to your new or existing app.
1. Create the first page of your app and click submit
2. Once the skeleton of your app has been created click on edit
3. Click on tabs
4. Click add tab and choose the type of format you would like for your new tab
5. To change the positioning of the tab, simple use the arrow keys
6. Click on rebuild my app and you have completed your update.