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HTML DOM Audio pause() Method

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The HTML DOM Audio pause() Method is used to pause the currently playing audio. To use the audio pause() method, one must use the controls property to display the audio controls such as play, pause, volume, etc, attached to the audio. The audio pause() method does not accept any parameters and does not return any values.



Parameters: This method does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This method does not return any value.

Example: Below example illustrates the use of the Audio pause() Method. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        Audio paused method
<body style="text-align: center">
    <h1 style="color: green">
    <h2>HTML DOM Audio pause() Method</h2>
    <audio id="Test_Audio" controls>
        <source src=
    <button ondblclick="play()" type="button">
        play Audio
    <button ondblclick="pause()" type="button">
        pause Audio
    <p id="test"></p>
        let gfg = document.getElementById("Test_Audio");
        function play() {
        function pause() {


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by the HTML DOM audio pause() method are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera

Last Updated : 20 Jun, 2023
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