WakeLockSentinel.release()

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The release() method of the WakeLockSentinel interface releases the WakeLockSentinel, returning a Promise that is resolved once the sentinel has been successfully released.

Syntax

release()

Parameters

None.

Return value

Returns a Promise that resolves with undefined

Exceptions

No exceptions are thrown. You should always listen for the release event to check if a wake lock has been released.

Examples

In this example, when a user clicks a button the WakeLockSentinel is released.

wakeLockOffButton.addEventListener('click', () => {
  WakeLockSentinel.release();
})

Specifications

Specification
Screen Wake Lock API
# the-release-method

Browser compatibility

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See also