Size matters! Accessibility and Touch Targets

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Image of a person with a bow and arrow aiming at the target.

Reasons why size matters

Design Considerations

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Screenshot of the header section of iPhone’s email app.
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Screenshot of the header area of iPhone’s email app with a bounding box around the “Mailboxes” back navigation link showing the touch target area.

Guidelines

iOS Touch Targets

Android Touch Targets

Physical Limitations

Touch Target Spacing

User Testing and Feedback

Wrap up

User Experience Consultant at Transpire, Melbourne.

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