Window.ondeviceproximity

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This feature is obsolete.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 ondeviceproximity property of the Window interface specifies an EventHandler to receive deviceproximity events. These events occur when the device sensor detects that an object becomes closer to or farther from the device.

Syntax

window.onuserproximity = funcRef

Where funcRef is a function to be called when the deviceproximity event occurs. These events are of type DeviceProximityEvent.

Browser compatibility

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ondeviceproximity
DeprecatedNon-standard
Chrome No support NoEdge No support NoFirefox No support ?¬†‚ÄĒ 60IE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android Full support 15Opera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

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Full support  
Full support
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No support
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.

See also