NetworkInformation.type

Experimental

This is an experimental technology
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The NetworkInformation.type read-only property returns the type of connection a device is using to communicate with the network.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

var type = netInfo.type

Return value

An enumerated value that is one of the following values:

  • "bluetooth"
  • "cellular"
  • "ethernet"
  • "none"
  • "wifi"
  • "wimax"
  • "other"
  • "unknown"

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Network Information API
The definition of 'type' in that specification.
Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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