PermissionStatus.state

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

The state read-only property of the PermissionStatus interface returns the state of a requested permission. This property returns one of 'granted', 'denied', or 'prompt'.

Syntax

var permission = PermissionStatus.state;

Example

navigator.permissions.query({name:'geolocation'}).then(function(permissionStatus) {
  console.log('geolocation permission state is ', permissionStatus.state);
  permissionStatus.onchange = function() {
    console.log('geolocation permission status has changed to ', this.state);
  };
});

Specification

Specification Status Comment
Permissions
The definition of 'state' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
state
Experimental
Chrome Full support 44
Full support 44
No support 43 — 44
Alternate Name
Alternate Name Uses the non-standard name: status
Edge ? Firefox Full support 46IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 44
Full support 44
No support 43 — 44
Alternate Name
Alternate Name Uses the non-standard name: status
Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support 46Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Uses a non-standard name.
Uses a non-standard name.

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