DeviceOrientationEvent.alpha

Returns the rotation of the device around the Z axis; that is, the number of degrees by which the device is being twisted around the center of the screen. See Orientation and motion data explained for details.

Syntax

var alpha = instanceOfDeviceOrientationEvent.alpha;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Device Orientation Events Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support7 Yes6 ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes6 No4.2 ?

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