The activated read-only property of the Sensor interface returns a Boolean indicating whether the sensor is active.


var boolean = sensorInstance.activated

Because Sensor is a base class, activated may only be read from one of its derived classes.


A Boolean.


Specification Status Comment
Generic Sensor API
The definition of 'activated' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation     Initial definition.

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activatedChrome Full support 69Edge Full support ≤79Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 56Safari ? WebView Android Full support 69Chrome Android Full support 69Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 48Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 10.0


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