The geolocation position error returned by the device. It is returned through the errorCallback callback function and passes details of an encountered error.


The table lists the error codes predefined for a PositionError instance.

Constant Description Type Value
PERMISSION_DENIED Returned when a device user does not allow the application to retrieve the position information. This is dependent on the platform. integer 1
POSITION_UNAVAILABLE Returned when a device was unable to retrieve the position information. It usually means that the device has no network connectivity and/or cannot get a satellite fix. integer 2
TIMEOUT Returned when a device was unable to return a Position object within time specified by the timeout property. integer 3


Parameter Description Type
code One of predefined error codes listed above. integer
message Error message describing the details of the error encountered. DOMstring

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