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    This article is in need of a technical review.

    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 OS for internal applications only.


    The delete method is used to delete a given message.


    var request = navigator.mozMobileMessage.delete(message);


    The id of the message to delete or the message itself as a MozSmsMessage or MozMmsMessage object.


    A DOMRequest to handle the success or error of the operation. In case of success, the request's result is a boolean indicating if the message has been deleted (true) or not (false).


    This is a non-standard implementation, but it is discussed at W3C as part of the System Application Working Group.

    Specification Status Comment
    Messaging API Editor's Draft Editor Draft (WIP).

    Browser compatibility

    For obvious reasons, support is primarily expected on mobile browsers.

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported 12.0 (12.0) Moz Not supported Not supported Not supported

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