This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

The RTCPeerConnection.getStreamById() method returns the MediaStream with the given id that is associated with local or remote end of the connection. If no stream matches, it returns null.


var mediaStream = pc.getStream(id);


Is a DOMString corresponding to the stream to return.


var stream = pc.getStreamById(myTrackId);
if (stream) {
  console.log("Found stream: " + stream.id);


Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browser
The definition of 'RTCPeerConnection.getStreamById()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) [1] (Yes) [1] Not supported (Yes) ?
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? ? ? Not supported ? ?

[1] Though this property is not prefixed, the interface it belongs to is.

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