A Beginner's Guide to Andriod Wireframing
An Effective Android Wireframing Tool
Edraw can be used as an excellent tool to design Android wireframes, with a comprehensive collection of icons and a drag-and-drop simplicity. No drawing skills needed, it provides you with the easiest method applicable to both new and experienced Android UI designers.
Vector Android UI Wireframing Icons
Since Android APP UI design often make use of icons, it's essential to use standard icons to represent key actions. Edraw provides a nice collection of icon sets including over 300 pre-drawn vector Android widgets that will help you go through this process with ease.
You can get customizable Android icons such as status bar, navigation bar, search bar, slider, progress bar, circular progress, on-off switch, button, keyboard, label, voice message, calendar, phone number, touch gestures, etc.
Basic Steps to Create an Android Wireframe:
1. Start a New Page
Start Edraw, from the Available Templates, choose Wireframe. After that double click Android UI to start a new drawing page.
2. Add an Android Phone Frame
From the icon library, drag and drop an Android phone frame.
3. Add icons
Drag proper icons and place in the iPhone frame.
4. Layout and Design
You can continue to design your wireframe by adjusting icon position, changing size, refilling colors and adding texts.
5. Save and Export
When it's done, right click on your mouse and choose "fit to drawing". This command can make the page size perfect fit your drawing. After that go to File, and click Export & Send to transform your file to other formats.
Android UI Wireframe Examples
Below are finished Android UI designs. Edraw lets you create Android wireframes with high fidelity.