HID.getDevices()

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

Experimental: This is an experimental technology
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The getDevices() method of the HID interface gets a list of the connected HID devices that the user has previously been granted access to in response to a requestDevice() call.

Syntax

getDevices()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that resolves with a list of HIDDevice objects.

Examples

The following example gets a list of devices and logs the device names to the console.

document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', async () => {
  let devices = await navigator.hid.getDevices();
  devices.forEach(device => {
    console.log(`HID: ${device.productName}`);
  });
});

Specifications

Specification
WebHID API
# dom-hid-getdevices

Browser compatibility

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