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

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.getRemoteStreams() method returns an array of MediaStream associated with the remote end of the connection. The array may be empty.


var mediaStreams[] = pc.getRemoteStream();

The return value is an Array of MediaStream objects.


var streams = pc.getRemoteStreams();
for (var stream of streams) {
  console.log("Remote streams: " + stream.id);


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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support56 Yes22 ?


37 — 43

FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5656 Yes44


37 — 43

? ?

1. Promise based version.

See also

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