onvolumechange event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Occurs when the volume is changed, or playback is muted or unmuted.

HTML5 A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, Section Explorer 9


HTML Attribute <element onvolumechange = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onvolumechange = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onvolumechange", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("volumechange", handler, useCapture)

Standards information

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


The volume property of the element represents the current volume level.

The default playback volume is 1 (100 percent). The playback volume cannot be increased beyond 100 percent.

To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Increase or decrease the volume.
  • Mute or unmute the playback.

See also






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