ScreenOrientation.lock()

This is an experimental technology
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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support38 ? ? ?25 ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support3838 ? ?25 ? ?

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