ScreenOrientation.lock()

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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The lock() property of the ScreenOrientation interface locks the orientation of the containing document to its default orientation.

Syntax

ScreenOrientation.lock(orientation)

Parameters

orientation
An orientation lock type. One of the following:
  • "any"
  • "natural"
  • "landscape"
  • "portrait"
  • "portrait-primary"
  • "portrait-secondary"
  • "landscape-primary"
  • "landscape-secondary"

Return value

A Promise.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Screen Orientation API
The definition of 'lock()' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 38Edge No support NoFirefox Full support 43IE No support NoOpera Full support 25Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 38Chrome Android Full support 38Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 43Opera Android Full support 25Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android ?

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