RTCPeerConnection.getLocalStreams()

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

Deprecated
This feature has been removed from the Web standards. Though some browsers may still support it, it is in the process of being dropped. Avoid using it and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The RTCPeerConnection.getLocalStreams() method returns an array of MediaStream associated with the local end of the connection. The array may be empty.

Syntax

var mediaStreams[] = pc.getLocalStreams();

The return value is an Array of MediaStream objects.

Example

var streams = pc.getLocalStreams();
for (var stream of streams) {
  console.log("Local stream: " + stream.id);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'RTCPeerConnection.getLocalStreams()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56Edge Full support 15Firefox Full support 22IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari ? WebView Android Full support 56Chrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 44Opera Android Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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