Navigator.permissions

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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Navigator.permissions read-only property returns a Permissions object that can be used to query and update permission status of APIs covered by the Permissions API.

Syntax

permissionsObj = globalObj.navigator.permissions

Value

A Permissions object.

Examples

navigator.permissions.query({name:'geolocation'}).then(function(result) {
  if (result.state === 'granted') {
    showMap();
  } else if (result.state === 'prompt') {
    showButtonToEnableMap();
  }
  // Don't do anything if the permission was denied.
});

Specification

Specification Status Comment
Permissions Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
permissions
Experimental
Chrome Full support 43Edge ? Firefox Full support 46IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 43Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 46Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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