touchstart

The touchstart event is fired when one or more touch points are placed on the touch surface.

Two types of object can be the target of this event.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes
Interface TouchEvent
Event handler property ontouchstart

Specifications

Specification Status
Touch Events Recommendation

Browser compatibility

Element: touchstart

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
touchstart eventChrome Full support 22Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 52IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 25Firefox Android Full support 6Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support 1.5

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Document: touchstart

Update compatibility data on GitHub
DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
touchstart eventChrome Full support 22Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 52IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 25Firefox Android Full support 6Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support 1.5

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Full support
No support  
No support

See also