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HTML Audio/Video DOM networkState Property

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference


Get the current network state of the video:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
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Definition and Usage

The networkState property returns the current network state (activity) of the audio/video.

Browser Support

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

networkState Yes 9.0 3.5 Yes Yes



Return Value

Type Description
Number Represents the current network state of the audio/video element:
  • 0 = NETWORK_EMPTY - audio/video has not yet been initialized
  • 1 = NETWORK_IDLE - audio/video is active and has selected a resource, but is not using the network
  • 2 = NETWORK_LOADING - browser is downloading data
  • 3 = NETWORK_NO_SOURCE - no audio/video source found

❮ HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference