Web Bluetooth API

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

The Web Bluetooth API provides the ability to connect and interact with Bluetooth Low Energy peripherals.

Interfaces

Bluetooth
Returns a Promise to a BluetoothDevice object with the specified options.
BluetoothAdvertisingData   
Provides advertising data about a particular Bluetooth device.
BluetoothCharacteristicProperties
Provides propertieds of a particular BluetoothRemoteGATTCharacteristic.
BluetoothDevice
Represents a Bluetooth device inside a particular script execution environment.
BluetoothRemoteGATTCharacteristic
Represents a GATT Characteristic, which is a basic data element that provides further information about a peripheral’s service.
BluetoothRemoteGATTDescriptor
Represents a GATT Descriptor, which provides further information about a characteristic’s value.
BluetoothRemoteGATTServer
Represents a GATT Server on a remote device.
BluetoothRemoteGATTService
Represents a service provided by a GATT server, including a device, a list of referenced services, and a list of the characteristics of this service.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Bluetooth Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56
Notes
Full support 56
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 56
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 56: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Full support 70
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 43
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 43: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled).
Full support 57
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
getAvailability
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56
Notes
Full support 56
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 56
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 56: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Full support 70
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 43
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 43: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled).
Full support 57
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
onavailabilitychanged
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56
Notes
Full support 56
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 56
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 56: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Full support 70
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 43
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 43: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled).
Full support 57
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
referringDevice
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56
Notes
Full support 56
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 56
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 56: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Full support 70
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 43
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 43: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled).
Full support 57
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?
requestDevice
Experimental
Chrome Full support 56
Notes
Full support 56
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 56
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 56: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled). To change preferences in Chrome, visit chrome://flags.
Full support 70
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Edge ? Firefox ? IE ? Opera Full support 43
Notes
Full support 43
Notes
Notes macOS only.
Full support 43
Notes Disabled
Notes Linux and versions of Windows earlier than 10.
Disabled From version 43: this feature is behind the #enable-experimental-web-platform-features preference (needs to be set to enabled).
Full support 57
Notes
Notes Windows 10.
Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 56Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android ? Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.
User must explicitly enable this feature.
User must explicitly enable this feature.

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