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Navigator.mozMobileMessage

This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.

Summary

Returns a MozMobileMessageManager object you can use to receive and send MMS and SMS messages.

Syntax

var message = window.navigator.mozMobileMessage;

Specifications

This is a non standard implementation, but it is discussed at W3C as part of the System Application Working Group.

Specification Status Comment
Messaging API Editor's Draft Editor Draft (WIP).

Browser compatibility

For obvious reasons, support is primarily expected on mobile browsers.

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 12.0 (12.0) No support No support No support

Preferences & availability

  • WebSMS is disabled by default and can be enabled setting the preference dom.sms.enabled to true.
  • A comma-separated whitelist of allowed hostnames that are allowed to use the WebSMS API must be specified using the dom.sms.whitelist preference. This string is empty by default.
  • WebSMS is only available to certified apps on Firefox OS (B2G).
  • MMSes are available starting with Firefox OS 1.1

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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