October 18, 2022

How to create an app like Samsung

Samsung is a multinational manufacturing conglomerate based in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 1938 as a trading company, it has one of the highest global brand values today. Samsung Electronics, a subsidiary of Samsung, is the world’s second-largest information technology company and consumer electronics maker by revenue. Samsung Electronics manufactures and sells mobile devices, TV & AV, home appliances, laptop & monitors, displays, Smart Home appliances, accessories, and more. The mobile app is called “Shop Samsung” on the App Store/Play Store.

Now, even you can create an app like Samsung to sell electronics from your e-commerce store. You don’t need humongous resources and investment to achieve it. All you need is the no-code app builder Swipecart. With it, you can build a feature-rich app and launch it within minutes.

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Steps to create an app like Samsung:

Install Swipecart to start using it. It is available on the Shopify app store and WordPress plugin center. You'll be taken to the Swipecart dashboard after signing up for it.

Creating a layout for the Samsung app

  • On the dashboard, click on "Layouts" in the left menu.

  • Click on "Create Layout" to create a new layout.

  • Clicking on “Create Layout” will open a popup. Name the layout "Samsung". Click on "Create".

  • Further, you'll have the option to select from ready-to-use layout templates or a blank layout. We select "Blank Layout" since we have to create an app like Samsung and click on "Create Layout".

  • A blank layout with the name Samsung is formed. For more details about creating layouts on Swipecart, click here.

Theme Settings on Swipecart

  • You'll be taken to the layout dashboard with the default tab as "Theme Settings" and the sub-tab as "App Bar Settings". Basically, the theme settings allow you to set the theme and customize it for your brand.

  • App Bar Settings: Set your branding element on the app bar or the action bar because it stays on the top throughout all pages of your app. Here, we upload the Samsung logo to customize the app bar. For more details on app bar settings, click here.

  • We then go to Side Menu Settings, Bottom Bar Settings, Profile Page Settings, and Input Style Settings. Here, we select our choice from the style variants and save it to the app.

  • Theme Style Settings: In this, we can change some of the styling parameters for the app's theme such as app background color and font style & color. Click here to know more about theme style settings on Swipecart.

  • Here's the mobile preview of the Samsung app with the customized theme, app bar, and bottom bar.


Designing the Samsung app's home screen

  • Next, we move on to design the Samsung app's home screen. Click on the "Home" tab. A blank home screen is displayed with only the app bar and bottom bar.

  • We add content to the home screen by dragging and dropping style variants of widgets. These are accessible in the right section of your screen.

  • Click here for more information about widgets on Swipecart.

  • Search Bar: We start with the search bar. Select "Search" from the drop-down widget list. Drag and drop the search bar below the box on the home screen.

  • Hover over the search bar and click on the "Edit Style" option. That opens a popup, customize the search bar's styling parameters

  • Click here for information on the search bar widget.

  • Here's the app preview with the search bar added below the app bar.

  • Collection Slider: We display the collection categories in a slider format at the top of the app.

  • Select "Collection Slider" from the widget list. Drag and drop your choice of its style variant into the home screen below the search bar.

  • Click here for details about collection sliders on Swipecart.

  • To add content to the collection slider, hover the mouse pointer over the widget and click on "Add/Edit Content". In the opened popup, add all relevant collection categories from the collection list to the slider.

  • Click here for details about adding and editing content on widgets.

  • To set the styling for the collection slider, hover again over it and click on "Edit Style". In the popup that opens, set the styling parameters to suit the brand.

  • Click here for details on styling widgets.

  • Here below is how the collection slider looks on the Samsung draft app.

  • Carousel Banner: These are banners in rotating or slideshow format. You can add diverse information in them ranging from offers, product-specific discounts, new launches, and many more.

  • For more details on carousel banners, click here.

  • Click on "Add/Edit Content" to add images to the carousel banner and link them to the relevant products, collection categories, any other app pages, or external website links. Set the styling elements for the banner through the "Edit Style" option.

  • Here's the mobile preview of the carousel banner on the app's home screen.

  • We repeat the process to add one more similar carousel banner to the app's home screen.

  • Next, we add a carousel banner but display products on it. Repeat the same process as mentioned above to select the carousel banner from the widget list. Place a square variant inside the home screen.

  • Add products to the banner from the product list through the "Add/Edit Content" option. Set the styling elements for the banner through the "Edit Style" option.

  • Click on "Save" before you exit any popup. Click on "Update" on the dashboard after you save to update the changes to the app.

  • Design your app on Swipecart. You can easily create apps like Samsung to increase customer engagement.

  • Have a look at the mobile preview of the app with carousel banners added to the home screen.

  • We repeat adding carousel banners to the Samsung app home screen.

  • Similarly, you can add other widgets such as a banner grid, banner slider, collection grid, product grid, product slider, product list, and timer to the app.

  • Have a look at the final app here.

Now that we have guided you on the app-building process on Swipecart, even you can create advanced feature-rich apps for your e-commerce store in minutes. Contact us for further queries on using Swipecart.