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Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The onwaitingforkey property of the HTMLMediaElement is an event handler, fired when a waitingforkey event  occurs, when playback is blocked while waiting for an encryption key.

This interface inherits from the ExtendableEvent interface.


HTMLMediaElement.onwaitingforkey = function(waitingforkey) { ... }


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'onwaitingforkey' in that specification.
Unknown Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 55.0 ? ? 42 ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 55.0 ? ? ? 42 ? 55.0

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