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.


targetDocument.onfullscreenerror = fullscreenErrorHandler;


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

// requestFullscreen() will fail because it is outside of an event handler


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

Browser compatibility

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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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