HTMLMediaElement: volumechange event

The volumechange event is fired when the volume has changed.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Target Element
Default Action None
Event handler property GlobalEventHandlers.onvolumechange
Specification HTML5 media


These examples add an event listener for the HTMLMediaElement's volumechange event, then post a message when that event handler has reacted to the event firing.

Using addEventListener():

const video = document.querySelector('video');

video.addEventListener('volumechange', (event) => {
  console.log('The volume changed.');

Using the onvolumechange event handler property:

const video = document.querySelector('video');

video.onvolumechange = (event) => {
  console.log('The volume changed.');


Specification Status
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'volumechange media event' in that specification.
Living Standard
The definition of 'volumechange media event' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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volumechange eventChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support 9Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes


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