Sign In

The Sign In pattern describes how a user authenticates to an application. This is a common action for enterprise applications. Sign In information is usually presented in a form on a page or sometimes on a tablet it appears in a popup. This includes both required and optional elements to display as part of the sign in process.


Appearance characteristics for this pattern.

Required Elements

Optional Elements


Common behaviors for this pattern.


Usage guidelines for this pattern.


iOS Sign In

Fig 1. Android Sign In


Android Sign In

Fig 2. iOS Sign In


Windows Sign In

Fig 3. Windows Sign In