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The exitPointerLock asynchronously releases a pointer lock previously requested through Element.requestPointerLock.

To track the success or failure of the request, it is necessary to listen for the pointerlockchange and pointerlockerror events.




Specification Status Comment
Pointer Lock
The definition of 'Document' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Extend the Document interface

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Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) webkit (Yes) (Yes) moz ? ? ?
Unprefixed support (Yes) ? 50 (50)      
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) ? ? ? ?

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