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The setMediaKeys() property of the HTMLMediaElement interface returns a Promise that resolves to the passed MediaKeys, which are those used to decrypt media during playback.


var Promise = HTMLMediaElement.setMediaKeys(mediaKeys);


A reference to a MediaKeys object that the HTMLMediaElement can use for decryption of media data during playback.


A Promise that resolves to the passed instance of MediaKeys.


Specification Status Comment
Encrypted Media Extensions
The definition of 'setMediaKeys()' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

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Secure contexts only 58 ? ? 45 ?
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