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


Specifies an event listener to receive contactchange events. These events occur when a contact is added, updated, or removed from the device's contact database.


window.navigator.mozContacts.oncontactchange = funcRef;

Where funcRef is a function to be called when the contactchange event occurs. These events are of type MozContactChangeEvent.


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
basic support No support No support 18.0 No support No support No support

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