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The PositionError.code read-only property is an unsigned short representing the error code. The following values are possible:

Value Associated constant Description
1 PERMISSION_DENIED The acquisition of the geolocation information failed because the page didn't have the permission to do it.
2 POSITION_UNAVAILABLE The acquisition of the geolocation failed because one or several internal sources of position returned an internal error.
3 TIMEOUT The time allowed to acquire the geolocation, defined by PositionOptions.timeout information that was reached before the information was obtained.

Syntax

typeErr = poserr.code

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'PositionError.code' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 5Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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