The read-only RTCIceTransport property gatheringState returns a DOMString from the enumerated type RTCIceGathererState that indicates what gathering state the ICE agent is currently in: "new", "gathering", or "complete".


gatherState = RTCIceTransport.gatheringState;


A string from the RTCIceGathererState enumerated type whose value indicates the current state of the ICE agent's candidate gathering process:

The RTCIceTransport is newly created and has not yet started to gather ICE candidates.
The transport is in the process of gathering candidates.
The transport has finished gathering ICE candidates and has sent the end-of-candidates indicator to the remote device. The transport won't gather any further candidates unless an ICE restart occurs, at which point the gathering process starts over from scratch.


Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'RTCIceTransport.gatheringState' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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gatheringStateChrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari Full support 11WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android No support No


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