Navigator: serial property

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The serial read-only property of the Navigator interface returns a Serial object which represents the entry point into the Web Serial API.

When getting, the same instance of the Serial object will always be returned.


A Serial object.


The following example uses the getPorts() method to initialize a list of available ports.


navigator.serial.getPorts().then((ports) => {
  // Initialize the list of available ports with `ports` on page load.


Web Serial API
# extensions-to-the-navigator-interface

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See also