This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The HTMLMediaElement.setSinkId() method sets the ID of the audio device to use for output and returns a Promise. This only works when the application is authorized to use the specified device.


HTMLMediaElement.setSinkId(sinkId).then(function() { ... })


A Promise


The ID of the audio output device.


Specification Status Comment
Media Capture and Streams
The definition of 'sinkId' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 49.0 ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 49.0 ? ? ? ? ? 49.0


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API audio Audio HTMLMediaElement Media Method Reference