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  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2019

The Audio paused property is used for returning whether the audio is paused or not. The Audio paused property is a read-only property.



Return: The Audio paused property returns a Boolean true if the audio is paused else, it returns false.

Below program illustrates the Audio paused Property:
Example: Finding out if the audio is paused.

<!DOCTYPE html>
        Audio paused Property
<body style="text-align: center">
    <h1 style="color: green">
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact">
      Audio paused Property
    <audio id="Test_Audio" controls>
        <source src="sample1.ogg" 
        <source src="sample1.mp3" 
    <p>For knowing whether the audio is paused or not, 
      double click the "Check Status" button.</p>
    <button ondblclick="MyAudio()" 
      Check Status
    <p id="test"></p>
        function MyAudio() {
            var a = document.getElementById("Test_Audio").paused;
            document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = a;


  • Before clicking the button:
  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML | DOM Audio paused Property are listed below:

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

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