Heuristic evaluation of visual editing on Android, Mobile October 2015


Evaluate the usability of the 5 basic tasks using visual editing on an Android mobile device. This heuristic was done to evaluate if the functionality is ready to be usability tested with new and learning editors.

Heuristics UsedEdit

Nielsen/Norman 10 Heuristics for User Interface Design

Tasks TestedEdit

Basic editing tasks:  

add text (words / sentences)  

add text (paragraph)  

format text  

add a link  

add a citation  


Presentation of findings.

We shared these findings with the team building visual editing on mobile, filed phabricator tasks to address bugs and UX issues, and discussed next steps toward addressing issues observed.