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The error() method of the Response interface returns a new Response object associated with a network error.

Note: This is mainly relevant to ServiceWorkers; the error method is used to return an error if you so wish it. An error response has its type set to error.

Note: An "error" Response never really gets exposed to script: such a response to a fetch() would reject the promise.


var errorResponse = Response.error();




A Response object.


TBD (does not yet appear to be supported anywhere).


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'error()' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes No Yes No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No No ? No No No ?

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