The process of designing a mobile application has become more streamlined over time. Apple's iOS guidelines are much more straightforward and easier for first-time designers. Similarly Android and Windows Mobile are just as user-friendly offering beautiful interface examples and resources.
The following UI shots are from Dribbble designers who've created unique instant messaging chat applications. These are some of the highest quality interfaces which should provide inspiration to mobile app designers. Whether new or experienced, every designer can glean something magnificent from these mobile interface mockups.
The theme is nicely callibrated and it includes nice colors and astonishing geometrical shapes.
The theme is very simple and dark colored so it may attract a variety of users.
There exists a beautiful color between white and red. The interface is quite simple and easy to use.
The light app offering updates and notifications in a really delightful way.
The interface shows the details of the user and it does not get complicated for the viewers.
The app is designed in a simple interface for the users who want to keep them updated with the online activity of other friends and people.
The sophisticated user interface covering the little useful details in a precise manner.
The colorful app interface with each small detail barely visible on the page.
Another similar user interface derived from scratch to enhance the user experience.
The app has a wonderful scheme of patterns and users can update a wide range of status that depicts their feelings and mood.
All of the interfaces are similar to each with slight differences such as color schemes, the variety of shapes of the message boxes and other visual features that are barely visible.
Another messaging app that allows you to send instant voice message on the go.
The app has a kind of formal look and you can easily switch between different conversations easily.
The app interface is damn simple to support the group chats in an efficient way.
The simplest app interface with no details, each section categorized properly with the specific color and a lot of different colors used for the user to entertain during the chat.
The interface has a transparent background and you can enjoy the unique transparent look as you go through the chat.
The message boxes have sharp colors as compared to the background and the background has different density of colors at different places. The settings sections are marked at the corner to go through all the customizations possible.
The developer has rewarded the user to make full use of touchscreen and made it really simple and easy to perform different functions by the just small scroll on the screen.
The background is texturized amazingly and there are a lot of other hidden features that the user will discover with the passage of time.
Another detailed interface for the users to get deeper insight into the different activities of their friends and other people.
The rectangular figures have been used to depict icons and message boxes. Dark and light colors are managed properly to create a wonderful interface.
The app shows the whole profile of different people and you can network with people of similar interests.
Dark colors have been used to compose the theme and quick navigation options allow you to scroll through different profiles or make some sort of customizations.
The messaging app has a lot to reveal about the particular person so that you can discover a lot about your friend who is away.
This messaging app is similar to the messaging apps on most of our phones.
The messaging app reveals the exact location of the particular person with each message sent or received.
It is an advanced messaging app as you can call people on voice or video and you can connect with each person specifically and it is more like Whatsapp or other common social media platforms.
The whole interface appears to be more furnishes, transparent and of high quality.
All the details have been shown in a totally different and graphical way. Each connection is separated by a fine line and nice calligraphic fonts have been used.
Large-sized images are displayed alongwith each message and all of the contacts have been nicely categorized so that you can scroll among the different categories at any time.
It seems to be as if it has been designed in adobe photoshop using the hi-tech settings and customizations in a correct sequence.
Each message pops up nicely and there are wonderful tones associated with this app that add flavor to the whole conversation. Formal and informal tons are available for use.
Juicy colors of different density have been used to construct the whole interface.