The concepts presented here show how I would improve the existing Virtru iOS app. I created these redesigns based on existing problems that I found in the app.
Click on "See Before" to view the product screens and features before my proposed solutions (alternatively, click on any image to scroll through all solutions).
Solution: On these screens, I created a stronger presence for the "Activate Virtru" call to action. Once activated, I present the user with a way to logout and log back in easily. I offer more options for doing so, including the addition of Touch ID.
Solution: Errors and Notifications now feel more native to iOS in this case. Notification preferences can be set or turned off by the user, if having them on is a privacy concern.
Solution: Clear differentiation has been created between encrypted vs. unencrypted email, including lock icons and improved filtering (screens 1 and 2). A more user-friendly drawer, with a clearer way to add additional accounts and access to settings was created. The email address for "" was removed, in favor of linking to the Virtru Zendesk help page. This would now be found, along with other useful information, in "About Virtru."
Solution: I incorporated a way to mark both encrypted and unencrypted messages as "read." A "more" button was added, leading to additional Virtru specific options for the user.
Solution: I created a stronger native experience for reading emails, including the addition of a timestamp. Hitting the reply button (bottom right) leads to additional "Secure Reply" and "Secure Reply All" options. Since this is a secure message, the lock icon has been carried over.
Solution: The "Turn Virtru Protection ON" toggle has been simplified, and I replaced the orange background with the "Virtru blue" background. The message options link is a darker blue from the design system palette. These changes create a more cohesive "on brand" experience. "Security Settings" became "Message Options," for more consistency with Virtru's Gmail plugin.
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