The read-only RTCIceTransport property gatheringState returns a DOMString from the enumerated type RTCIceGathererState that indicates what gathering state the ICE agent is currently in: "new", "gathering", or "complete".


gatherState = RTCIceTransport.gatheringState;


A string from the RTCIceGathererState enumerated type whose value indicates the current state of the ICE agent's candidate gathering process:

The RTCIceTransport is newly created and has not yet started to gather ICE candidates.
The transport is in the process of gathering candidates.
The transport has finished gathering ICE candidates and has sent the end-of-candidates indicator to the remote device. The transport won't gather any further candidates unless an ICE restart occurs, at which point the gathering process starts over from scratch.


Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'RTCIceTransport.gatheringState' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No No No No No11
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No ? No No11 No


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