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 identifiedTouch() method returns the first Touch item in the TouchList that matches the specified identifier.

It is recommended that you use TouchList.item() instead.


var touchItem = touchList.identifiedTouch(id);


An integer value identifying the Touch object to retrieve from the list.

Return value

A Touch object matching the specified id.


Not part of any specification. This API was removed from the Touch Events v2 draft specification.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome ? Edge ? Firefox ? IE No support NoOpera ? Safari No support NoWebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?


No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Non-standard. Expect poor cross-browser support.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.