USBDevice.releaseInterface()

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

The releaseInterface() method of the USBDevice interface returns a promise that resolves when a cliamed interface is released from exclusive access.

Syntax

var promise = USBDevice.releaseInterface(interfaceNumber)

Parameters

interfaceNumber
The device-specific index of the currently-claimed interface.

Return value

A promise.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebUSB
The definition of 'releaseInterface()' in that specification.
Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support
Experimental
Chrome Full support 61Edge No support NoFirefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 48Safari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android Full support 61Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 48Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No

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Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.

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