Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The GeolocationPositionError.message read-only property returns a human-readable DOMString describing the details of the error.


let msg = geolocationPositionErrorInstance.message


A human-readable DOMString describing the details of the error.


Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'GeolocationPositionError.message' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
messageChrome Full support 5Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support 1.0


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See also