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windows.onRemoved

Fired when a window is closed.

Syntax

chrome.windows.onRemoved.addListener(function(
  windowId // integer
) {...})
chrome.windows.onRemoved.removeListener(listener)
chrome.windows.onRemoved.hasListener(listener)

This API is also available as browser.windows.onRemoved.*.

Events have three functions:

addListener(callback)
Adds a listener to this event.
removeListener(listener)
Stop listening to this event. The listener argument is the listener to remove.
hasListener(listener)
Checks whether a listener is registered for this event. Returns true if it is listening, false otherwise.

addListener syntax

Parameters

callback

Function that will be called when this event occurs. The function will be passed the following arguments:

windowId
integer. ID of the window that was closed.

Browser compatibility

Chrome Edge Firefox Firefox for Android Opera
Basic support Yes No 45.0 No 33

Examples

Log the IDs of windows as they are removed.

chrome.windows.onRemoved.addListener((windowId) => {
  console.log("Closed window: " + windowId);
});

Acknowledgements

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