JavaScript Detecting a mobile browser

Following is the code for detecting a mobile browser in JavaScript −


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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
body {
font-family: "Segoe UI", Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif;
.sample {
   font-size: 18px;
   font-weight: 500;
<h1>Detecting a mobile browser</h1>
<div class="sample"></div>
<button class="Btn">CLICK HERE</button>
<h3>Click on the above button to see if it is a mobile device or not</h3>
let fillEle = document.querySelector(".sample");
let date = new Date();
let primitiveDef = date[Symbol.toPrimitive]("default");
let primitiveNum = date[Symbol.toPrimitive]("number");
document.querySelector(".Btn").addEventListener("click", () => {
   var checkMobile = /iPhone|iPad|iPod|Android/i.test(navigator.userAgent);
   if (checkMobile) {
      fillEle.innerHTML = "This is a mobile device";
   else fillEle.innerHTML = "This is not a mobile device";


The above code will produce the following output −

On clicking the “CLICK HERE” button −

Updated on: 06-May-2020


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