extension.isAllowedIncognitoAccess()

Check whether the extension is allowed access to tabs opened in "private browsing" mode.

This is an asynchronous function that returns a Promise.

Syntax

var isAllowed = browser.extension.isAllowedIncognitoAccess()

Parameters

None.

Return value

A Promise that will be fulfilled with a boolean: true if the extension is allowed access to private tabs, false otherwise.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxOperaFirefox for Android
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 17Firefox Full support 48Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 48

Legend

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Examples

function logIsAllowed(answer) {
  console.log(`Is allowed: ${answer}`);
}

var isAllowed = browser.extension.isAllowedIncognitoAccess();
isAllowed.then(logIsAllowed);

Acknowledgements

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