Document.onfullscreenerror

The Document.onfullscreenerror property is an event handler for the fullscreenchange event that is fire when a document goes that cannot go in fullscreen mode, even it has been requested.

Syntax

targetDocument.onfullscreenerror = fullscreenErrorHandler;

Example

document.onfullscreenerror = function ( event ) { 
  console.log("FULL SCREEN DENIED")
}; 

// requestFullscreen() will fail because it is outside of an event handler
document.documentElement.requestFullscreen();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Fullscreen API
The definition of 'onfullscreenerror' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 45 47 (47)[1] (behind full-screen-api.unprefix.enabled ? ? ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 45 45 47 (47) [1] (behind full-screen-api.unprefix.enabled ? ? ? ?

[1] Until Firefox 49, it technically was on GlobalEventHandlers, but such event handler was never called when set on an Element.

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