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How to Use the Android Template in Figma: Components

There are two kinds of UI designers: those that use Android Templates and those that don’t. If you identify as Team Android, this tutorial will show you the different components we can find inside Android Templates and how to use them briefly.

Components of Templates 

There are several reasons to use Templates. The main one is that it saves us a lot of time, and the second is that most of them go with the Android guideline for application design, meaning what the user is familiarized with visually. 

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An open Template will look like this, and Components will be distributed by sections, as you can see. We can define them as the essential elements available to build the application design. Some Android Templates will include more components than others, but you should generally find the basic ones such as the Navigation Bar, the Bottom Bar, Sliders, Texts Fields, and so on.  

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You can check the Components at the left sidebar and work with them. From there, each component will display the specific elements attached to them.

How to Use Components

Now that you have selected a template, you can go to the left sidebar. To use the elements within the component, open the component, click on the element you want, and copy/paste it into your application design, or take the entire component group and repeat the process. 

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Another way to interact with them is to click once the component and get the entire group selected. If you want to make a deeper selection, double-click the component to access each element within the component.

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In conclusion, we can do a great job by switching between implementing components from templates and customizing them for our best use. Stay tuned to learn more about Figma!

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