Titles for Alert Screens

app Developers

Recommend: Java graphics bulb2_icon.gif Use a title for modal alerts. For example, an error alert could have as its title the type of error, while the text of the alert could explain the problem. Screenshot shows an example of the alert. It is less critical for a timed alert to use a title.

Screenshot Modal Alert with a Title

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MIDP Implementors

Consider: Ensure that your alert screens are understandable without reading the alert title. Usability studies show that users may ignore or overlook screen titles.