Selection controls

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Selection controls are an important design component on Wear OS. The three most common selection controls are checkboxes, radio buttons, and switches.

Use each selection control in the following way:

  • Checkboxes allow the selection of multiple options from a set.
  • Radio buttons allow the selection of a single option from a set.
  • Switches change a selection between on and off.

Usage

Display selection controls within the screen’s content area. Selection controls should appear inline, and near content where a user can take an action.

Figure 1. A checkbox list that allows multiple selections.

Figure 2. A radio button list that only allows a single selection.

Figure 3. A switch that changes a selection between on and off.