This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The RTCPeerConnection.getRemoteStreams() method returns an array of MediaStream associated with the remote end of the connection. The array may be empty.


var mediaStreams[] = pc.getRemoteStream();

The return value is an Array of MediaStream objects.


var streams = pc.getRemoteStreams();
for (var stream of streams) {
  console.log("Remote streams: " + stream.id);


Specification Status Comment
WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers
The definition of 'RTCPeerConnection.getRemoteStreams()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) [1] (Yes) (Yes) [1] No support (Yes) ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) [1] (Yes) [1] (Yes) ? No support ? ?

[1] Though this method is not prefixed, the interface it belongs to was until Chrome 56.

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