Access microphone from within WKWebView not possible

Number:rdar://48813943 Date Originated:Mar 12, 2019
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:iOS + SDK Product Version:iOS 12.2
Classification: Reproducible:Always

It's not possible to request access to the microphone inside WKWebView the same way like it works inside Safari Browser.
In the Web APIs this is typically possible via: navigator.getUserMedia / navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia

Steps to Reproduce:
* Load "" inside a WKWebView
* Click on button below "The Test:" to request access to microphone

Expected Results:
* Dialog which asks for access to microphone invisible in WKWebView (like in Safari Browser)

Actual Results:
* Nothing happens to grant access to the microphone


See example:


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By andreas.woerner at May 31, 2019, 4:52 p.m. (reply...)

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