Baseline 2022

Newly available

Since March 2022, this feature works across the latest devices and browser versions. This feature might not work in older devices or browsers.

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

The LockManager interface of the Web Locks API provides methods for requesting a new Lock object and querying for an existing Lock object. To get an instance of LockManager, call navigator.locks.

Instance methods


Requests a Lock object with parameters specifying its name and characteristics.


Returns a Promise that resolves with an object that contains information about held and pending locks.


Web Locks API
# api-lock-manager

Browser compatibility

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