The BrowserSetting.get() method gets the current value of the browser setting, and an enumeration indicating how the setting's value is currently controlled.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.


var getting = setting.get(
  details     // object


An empty object.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with an object with the following properties:

The value of the setting. The type of this property is determined by the particular setting.
string. This represents the way the setting is currently controlled. You can use it to check whether you can modify the setting. See BrowserSetting.set() for details. Its value may be any of the following:
"not_controllable" Extensions are not allowed to modify this setting.
"controlled_by_other_extensions" Another extension that was installed after this one has modified this setting.
"controllable_by_this_extension" This extension is allowed to modify the setting.
"controlled_by_this_extension" This extension has already modified the setting.

Browser compatibility

See types.BrowserSetting.


Log the value and level of control for the networkPredictionEnabled property of the object, for private browsing windows. Note that this requires the "privacy" browser permission.

var getting ={});

getting.then((got) => {
  console.log(`Value: ${got.value}`);
  console.log(`Control: ${got.levelOfControl}`);

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.types API.

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