MediaRecorder.onpause

The MediaRecorder.onpause event handler (part of the MediaRecorder API) handles the pause event, allowing you to run code in response to the media recording being paused.

The pause event is thrown as a result of the MediaRecorder.pause() method being invoked.

Syntax

MediaRecorder.onpause = function(event) { ... }
MediaRecorder.addEventListener('pause', function(event) { ... })

Example

...

  pause.onclick = function() {
    if(mediaRecorder.state === "recording") {
      mediaRecorder.pause();
      // recording paused
    } else if(mediaRecorder.state === "paused") {
      mediaRecorder.resume();
      // resume recording
    }
  }

  mediaRecorder.onpause = function() {
    // do something in response to
    // recording being paused
  }

  mediaRecorder.onresume = function() {
    // do something in response to
    // recording being resumed
  }

...

Properties

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Specifications

Specification Status Comment
MediaStream Recording
The definition of 'MediaRecorder.onpause' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

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onpauseChrome Full support 49Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 65IE ? Opera Full support 36Safari ? WebView Android Full support 49Chrome Android Full support 49Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 65Opera Android Full support 36Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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