HTMLMediaElement.setSinkId()

 

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HTMLMediaElement.setSinkId() method sets the ID of the audio device to use for output and returns a Promise. This only works when the application is authorized to use the specified device.

Syntax

HTMLMediaElement.setSinkId(sinkId).then(function() { ... })

Returns

A Promise that resolves to undefined.

Parameters

sinkId
The MediaDeviceInfo.deviceId of the audio output device.

Exceptions

Exception Explanation
DOMException No permission to use the requested device

Examples

const devices = await navigator.mediaDevices.enumerateDevices();
const audioDevices = devices.filter(device => device.kind === 'audiooutput');
const audio = document.createElement('audio');
await audio.setSinkId(audioDevices[0].deviceId);
console.log('Audio is being played on ' + audio.sinkId);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Audio Output Devices API
The definition of 'sinkId' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition. Older versions of this spec were called "Media Capture Output".

Browser compatibility

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