This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The wakeLock read-only property returns a WakeLock interface which allows a document to acquire a screen wake lock. While a screen wake lock is active, the user agent will try to prevent the device from dimming the screen, turning it off completely, or showing a screensaver.


const wakeLock = navigator.wakeLock;


Specification Status Comment
Screen Wake Lock API Editor's Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome Full support 84Edge Full support 84Firefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari No support NoWebView Android Full support 84Chrome Android Full support 84Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No


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

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