How to Detect Microphone Audio Drop on Chrome

Objective

Detecting a microphone audio drop when using the Vonage Video API on Chrome.

Applies To

  • Chrome
  • Audio Quality

Procedure

As of the release of JavaScript SDK v2.10, the following code snippet can be implemented to detect when audio is dropped in Chrome:

OT.initPublisher(element, opts, function(err) {
  if (err.name === 'OT_CHROME_MICROPHONE_ACQUISITION_ERROR') {
    alert('Failed to acquire microphone. Please completely quit and restart your browser');
  }
});
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