Add-ons

privacy.services

The privacy.services property contains privacy-related settings controlling services offered by the browser or by third parties. Each property is a types.BrowserSetting object.

Properties

passwordSavingEnabled
A types.BrowserSetting object whose underlying value is a boolean. If true, the browser's password manager will offer to store passwords when the user enters them. Defaults to true.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
passwordSavingEnabled (Yes) No5656 (Yes)

Examples

Disable the password manager if possible.

function onSet(result) {
  if (result) {
    console.log("success");
  } else {
    console.log("failure");
  }
}

  var getting = browser.privacy.services.passwordSavingEnabled.get({});
  getting.then((got) => {
    console.log(got.value);
    if ((got.levelOfControl === "controlled_by_this_extension") ||
        (got.levelOfControl === "controllable_by_this_extension")) {
      var setting = browser.privacy.services.passwordSavingEnabled.set({
        value: false
      });
      setting.then(onSet);
    } else {
      console.log("Not able to set passwordSavingEnabled");
    }
  });

Acknowledgements

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

Document Tags and Contributors

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 Last updated by: wbamberg,