runtime.reload()

Reloads the add-on.

Syntax

chrome.runtime.reload()

This API is also available as browser.runtime.reload().

Parameters

None.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No No No 33

Examples

Reload the add-on when the user clicks a browser action's icon:

chrome.browserAction.onClicked.addListener((tab) => {
  chrome.runtime.reload();
});

Acknowledgements

This API is based on Chromium's chrome.runtime API. This documentation is derived from runtime.json in the Chromium code.

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

Document Tags and Contributors

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