IdleDetector.userState

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The userState read-only property of the IdleDetector interface returns a string indicating whether the user has interacted with the device since the call to start().

Value

Either "active" or "idle" if IdleDetector.start() has been called, or null otherwise.

Examples

In the following example, the change callback prints the status of userState and screenState to the console.

idleDetector.addEventListener('change', () => {
    const userState = idleDetector.userState;
    const screenState = idleDetector.screenState;
    console.log(`Idle change: ${userState}, ${screenState}.`);
});

Specifications

Specification
Idle Detection API
# api-idledetector-userstate

Browser compatibility

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