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    This article is in need of a technical review.

    This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

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


    The save method is used to store a contact inside the device's contact database. If the contact is already in the database (based on its id), it is updated, otherwise it is created.


    var instanceOfDomRequest =;


    A mozContact object representing the contact to add or update.

    Return value

    A DOMRequest object to handle the success or error of the operation. In case of success the request's onsuccess handler is called, with a null result.


    Specification Status Comment
    Contacts Manager API
    The definition of 'Contacts Manager API' in that specification.
    Working Draft First Working Draft (unstable)
    vCard Format Specification RFC RFC6350

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    basic support Not supported Not supported 18.0 Not supported Not supported Not supported

    Gecko Note

    As the specification is unstable, the Gecko implementation is completely non-standard.

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