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This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.


The startDiscovery method is used to have the device's adapter start seeking for remote devices.


var request = instanceOfBluetoothAdapter.startDiscovery();


A DOMRequest object to handle the success or error of the operation. In case of success, the BluetoothAdapter.discovering property is set to true.


Not part of any specification yet. It should be discussed as part of the W3C's System Applications Working Group.

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