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The Gamepad.connected property of the Gamepad interface returns a boolean indicating whether the gamepad is still connected to the system.

If the gamepad is connected, the value is true; if not, it is false.

Syntax

 readonly    attribute boolean             connected;

Example

var gp = navigator.getGamepads()[0];
console.log(gp.connected);

Value

A boolean.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Gamepad
The definition of 'Gamepad.connected' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
General support 21.0 webkit
35.0
(Yes) 29.0 (29.0) No support 15.0 webkit
22.0
No support
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
General support No support (Yes) 32.0 (32.0) No support No support No support

See also

Using the Gamepad API

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