HTML | DOM touchend Event

The touchend event is used to execute a script when a user removes his finger from an element. It will only work on devices with a touch screen.

Syntax :

object.ontouchend = myScript;

Below program illustrates the touchend event :
Example-1: Executing a JavaScript when the user releases the touch.





<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>touchend Event in HTML</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>touchend Event</h2>
    <p ontouchend="end()">
      Touch somewhere in the paragraph and then
      release the touch to trigger the touchend function.
    <p id="test"></p>
        function end() {
              "test").innerHTML =
              "Touch has been released.";



Before touching the screen:

After touching the screen:

Supported Web Browsers

  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox

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