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The Video networkState property is used for returning the current network state of the video. The Video networkState returns a number which may have the following values :

  • 0 = NETWORK_EMPTY: It states that the video has not yet been initialized.
  • 1 = NETWORK_IDLE: It states that the video is active and has selected a resource, but is not using the network
  • 2 = NETWORK_LOADING: It states that the browser is downloading data.
  • 3 = NETWORK_NO_SOURCE: It states that no video source is found



Below program illustrates the Video networkState property : 

Example: Getting the current network state of the video. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
       HTML | DOM Video networkState Property
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color:green">
    <h2 style="font-family:Impact">
      Video networkState Property
    <video id="Test_Video"
        <source src="samplevideo.mp4"
        <source src="movie.ogg"
    <p>For knowing the network state of
      the video, double click the "Return
      Network State" button.
    <button ondblclick="set()"
      Return Network State
    <p id="test"></p>
        function set() {
            var v = document.getElementById(
            document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = v;


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

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML | DOM Video networkState Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 9 and above
  • Firefox 3.5 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Apple Safari 3.1 and above

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Last Updated : 16 Aug, 2022
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