Detect device type

OSCC · JavaScript, Browser, Regexp · Oct 22, 2020

Detects whether the page is being viewed on a mobile device or a desktop.

  • Use a regular expression to test the Navigator.userAgent property to figure out if the device is a mobile device or a desktop.
const detectDeviceType = () =>
  /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(
    navigator.userAgent
  )
    ? 'Mobile'
    : 'Desktop';
detectDeviceType(); // 'Mobile' or 'Desktop'

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