Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. 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.

A Boolean value indicating whether or not the device's battery is currently being charged.


var charging = battery.charging

On return, charging indicates whether or not the battery, which is a BatteryManager object, is currently being charged; if the battery is charging, this value is true. Otherwise, the value is false.


HTML Content

<div id="charging">(charging state unknown)</div>

JavaScript Content

navigator.getBattery().then(function(battery) {

    var charging = battery.charging;

    document.querySelector('#charging').textContent = charging ;


Battery Status API
# dom-batterymanager-charging

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also