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The SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent interface of the Web Speech API represents error messages from the recognition service.

Event SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent

Instance properties

SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent also inherits properties from its parent interface, Event.

SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent.error Read only

Returns the type of error raised.

SpeechRecognitionErrorEvent.message Read only

Returns a message describing the error in more detail.


const recognition = new SpeechRecognition();

recognition.onerror = (event) => {
  console.log(`Speech recognition error detected: ${event.error}`);
  console.log(`Additional information: ${event.message}`);


Web Speech API
# speechrecognitionerrorevent

Browser compatibility

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