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HTML Audio/Video DOM muted Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Turn off sound for the video:

var vid = document.getElementById("video1");
vid.muted = true;
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Definition and Usage

The muted property sets or returns whether the audio/video should be muted (sound turned off).

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

muted Yes 9.0 3.5 Yes Yes


Return the muted property:


Set the muted property:


Property Values

Value Description
true Indicates that the sound should be turned OFF for the audio/video
false Default. Indicates that the sound should be turned ON for the audio/video

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the sound is turned OFF, otherwise it returns false
Default Value: false

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference