The read-only property is a DOMString containing 36 characters denoting a unique identifier (GUID) for the object.


var id =;


var p = navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia({ audio: true, video: true });

p.then(function(stream) {


Specification Status Comment
Media Capture and Streams
The definition of '' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome No support ? — 54Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 41IE ? Opera No support ? — 39Safari ? WebView Android No support ? — 54Chrome Android No support ? — 54Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 41Opera Android No support ? — 39Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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