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HTML | DOM touchend Event
  • Last Updated : 31 Jan, 2019

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


Output:

Before touching the screen:



After touching the screen:

Supported Web Browsers

  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox

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