Sensor.start()

The start method activates one of the sensors based on Sensor.

Syntax

Sensor.start()

Parameters

None.

Return value

undefined

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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startChrome Full support 69Edge ? Firefox ? 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 Yes

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