This object contains a boolean indicating whether the tab is muted, and the reason for the last state change.


Values of this type are objects. They contain the following properties:

extensionId Optional

string. The ID of the extension that last changed the muted state. Not set if an extension was not the reason the muted state last changed.


boolean. Whether the tab is currently muted. Equivalent to whether the muted audio indicator is showing.

reason Optional

tabs.MutedInfoReason. The reason the tab was muted or unmuted. Not set if the tab's muted state has never been changed.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

Note: This API is based on Chromium's chrome.tabs API. This documentation is derived from tabs.json in the Chromium code.