HTML | DOM Input Time stepDown() Method

The DOM Input Time stepDown() method in HTML DOM is used to decrease the value of the time field by the given number. It will only affect the number of minutes (not hours, seconds or milliseconds).



Parameters: It accepts a single and required parameter:

  • number: It specifies the number of minutes to be decreased. By default, it is decremented by 1.

Return Value: It doesn’t return any value.

Example: This example shows the working of stepDown() method:





<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML DOM Input Time stepDown() Method
<body style="text-align:center;">
      DOM Input Time stepDown() Method
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="time"
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">
      Click Here!
    <!-- Script to increment the minutes -->
        function myGeeks() {


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After clicking on the button :

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input Time stepDown() method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Opera
  • Safari

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