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    This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

    This API is available on Firefox or Firefox OS for installed or higher privileged applications.


    The MozAlarmsManager API allows to schedule notifications or applications to be started at a specific time.

    Interface overview

    interface MozAlarmsManager
      DOMRequest getAll();
      DOMRequest add(Date date, DOMString respectTimezone, optional object data);
      void remove(unsigned long id);




    Gets the list of all alarms currently scheduled.
    Allows to schedule a new alarm.
    Allows to remove an existing alarm.


    Specification Status Comment
    Web Alarms API Working Draft Defines the AlarmManager interface.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox OS Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported 1.0 Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

    Gecko implementation note

    This API is currently available on Firefox OS only for any installed applications. The current specification for this API is not considered stable enough to unprefix the API yet.

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    Contributors to this page: Sheppy, teoli, kscarfone, Gene, Jeremie
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