alarms.Alarm

Information about a single alarm. This object is returned from alarms.get() and alarms.getAll(), and is passed into the alarms.onAlarm listener.

Type

Values of this type are objects. They contain the following properties:

name
string. Name of this alarm. This is the name that was passed into the alarms.create() call that created this alarm.
scheduledTime
double. Time at which the alarm is scheduled to fire next, in milliseconds since the epoch.
periodInMinutesOptional
double. If this is not null, then the alarm is periodic, and this represents its period in minutes.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic Support Yes No 45.0 48.0 33

Acknowledgements

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

Microsoft Edge compatibility data is supplied by Microsoft Corporation and is included here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

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