NetworkInformation.type

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support61 No No No48 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5038 ? No37 No ?

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