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This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.


The save method is used to store a contact inside the device's contact database. If the contact is already in the database (based on its id), it is updated, otherwise it is created.


var instanceOfDomRequest =;


A mozContact object representing the contact to add or update.

Return value

A DOMRequest object to handle the success or error of the operation. In case of success the request's onsuccess handler is called, with a null result.


Specification Status Comment
Contacts Manager API
The definition of '' in that specification.
Working Draft  
vCard Format Specification IETF RFC RFC 6350

Browser compatibility

Supported in Firefox Mobile 18 and Firefox OS 1.1.

See also