This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The get() method of the Clients interface gets a service worker client matching a given id and returns it in a Promise.

Syntax

self.clients.get(id).then(function(client) {
  // do something with your returned client
});

Parameters

id
A DOMString representing the id of the client you want to get.

Returns

Promise that resolves to a Client object.

Examples

self.clients.get(options).then(function(client) {    
  self.clients.openWindow(client.url);   
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Service Workers
The definition of 'get()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 51Edge ? Firefox Full support 45
Notes
Full support 45
Notes
Notes Service workers (and Push) have been disabled in the Firefox 45 & 52 Extended Support Releases (ESR).
IE No support NoOpera Full support 38Safari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 51Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 45Opera Android Full support 38Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 5.0

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

 

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