idle.setDetectionInterval()

Sets the interval, in seconds, used to determine when the system is in an idle state for idle.onStateChanged events. The default interval is 60 seconds.

Syntax

browser.idle.setDetectionInterval(
  intervalInSeconds // integer
)

Parameters

intervalInSeconds
integer. Threshold, in seconds, used to determine when the system is in an idle state. The minimum value you can supply here is 15.

Browser compatibility

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Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 15Firefox Full support 51Opera Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 51

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Examples

browser.idle.setDetectionInterval(15);

Acknowledgements

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