RTCPeerConnection.getRemoteStreams()

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

The RTCPeerConnection.getRemoteStreams() method returns an array of MediaStream associated with the remote end of the connection. The array may be empty.

Syntax

var mediaStreams[] = pc.getRemoteStreams();

The return value is an Array of MediaStream objects.

Example

var streams = pc.getRemoteStreams();
for (var stream of streams) {
  console.log("Remote streams: " + stream.id);
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'RTCPeerConnection.getRemoteStreams()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
getRemoteStreamsChrome Full support 27Edge Full support 15Firefox Full support 22IE No support NoOpera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise-based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 27Firefox Android Full support 44Opera Android Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes Promise-based version.
No support 37 — 43
Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support 6.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also