Optimal Size and Spacing for Mobile Buttons

UX Movement
4 min readFeb 28, 2019

Tap, tap, tap! Are users able to hit your mobile buttons with high touch accuracy, or are they missing their target? Before you blame the user, check the size and spacing of your buttons.

If they don’t have an optimal size and spacing, it’s no wonder users are missing their target or hitting the wrong button. If you’re not sure what’s optimal, this article will reveal the answer. The measurements below are in CSS pixels at 96 DPI.

Button Size Standard

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