The onerror EventHandler is called when an error occurs on one of the child interfaces of the Sensor interface.


sensorInstance.onerror = function
sensorInstance.addEventListener('error', function() { ... })

Because Sensor is a base class, onerror may only be used on one of its derived classes.


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

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onerrorChrome 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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