This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The device-height CSS media feature can be used to test the height of an output device's rendering surface.


The device-height feature is specified as a <length> value. It is a range feature, meaning that you can also use the prefixed min-device-height and max-device-height variants to query minimum and maximum values, respectively.


This HTML applies a special stylesheet for devices that are shorter than 800 pixels.

<link rel="stylesheet" media="screen and (max-device-height: 799px)" href="http://foo.bar.com/short-styles.css" />


Specification Status Comment
Media Queries Level 4
The definition of 'device-height' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Deprecated in Media Queries Level 4.
Media Queries
The definition of 'device-height' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? ? ?
Android webview Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android Opera for Android iOS Safari Samsung Internet
Basic support ? Yes ? Yes ? ? ?

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