Navigator.share

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Navigator.share() method invokes the native sharing mechanism of the device as part of the Web Share API. If the Web Share API is unsupported, then this method will be undefined.

Syntax

var sharePromise = window.navigator.share(data);

Parameters

data
An object containing data to share. At least one of the following fields must be specified. Available options are:
  • url: A USVString representing a URL to be shared.
  • text: A USVString representing text to be shared.
  • title: A USVString representing the title to be shared.

Return value

A Promise.

Examples

navigator.share({
  title: document.title,
  text: 'Hello World',
  url: 'https://developer.mozilla.org',
}); // share the URL of MDN

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Web Share API Editor's Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 61 No support No support 48 No support
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support 61 61 No support No support No support 48 No support 61.0

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