UserProximityEvent

Obsolete
This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

The UserProximityEvent indicates whether a nearby physical object is present by using the proximity sensor of a device.

Properties

UserProximityEvent.near
Indicates if the device has sensed a nearby physical object.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
UserProximityEvent
ExperimentalNon-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support ?Ā ā€” 61
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support ?Ā ā€” 61
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No
near
ExperimentalNon-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support ?Ā ā€” 61
IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Full support 62
Notes Disabled
Notes See bug 1462308.
Disabled From version 62: this feature is behind the device.sensors.proximity.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.
No support 15Ā ā€” 61
Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

Full support Ā 
Full support
No support Ā 
No support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

See also