Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The PositionOptions.timeout property is a positive long value representing the maximum length of time (in milliseconds) the device is allowed to take in order to return a position. The default value is Infinity, meaning that getCurrentPosition() won't return until the position is available.

Syntax

positionOptions.timeout = timeLength

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'PositionOptions.timeout' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 5Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16
Full support 16
No support 10 — 15
Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16
Full support 16
No support 10 — 14
Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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Compatibility unknown

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