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This method has been deprecated. Use tabs.query({currentWindow: true}) instead.

Gets details about all tabs in the specified window.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.


var getting = browser.tabs.getAllInWindow(
  windowId            // optional integer


integer. Defaults to the current window.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with an array of tabs.Tab objects, containing information about all the tabs in the window. If the window could not be found or some other error occurs, the promise will be rejected with an error message.

Browser compatibility

ChromeEdgeFirefoxFirefox for AndroidOpera
Basic support Yes No4554 No


This API is based on Chromium's chrome.tabs API. This documentation is derived from tabs.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.

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