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serialEvent()

Description

Called when data is available. Use Serial.read() to capture this data.

Syntax

void serialEvent() {
  //statements
}

For boards with additional serial ports (see the list of available serial ports for each board on the Serial main page):

void serialEvent1() {
  //statements
}

void serialEvent2() {
  //statements
}

void serialEvent3() {
  //statements
}

Parameters

statements: any valid statements

Returns

Nothing

Notes and Warnings

serialEvent() doesn’t work on the Leonardo, Micro, or Yún.

serialEvent() and serialEvent1() don’t work on the Arduino SAMD Boards

serialEvent(), serialEvent1(), serialEvent2(), and serialEvent3() don’t work on the Arduino Due.

See also