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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

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.

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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