window.cancelIdleCallback()

Experimental

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

Summary

The window.cancelIdleCallback() method cancels a callback previously scheduled with window.requestIdleCallback().

Syntax

window.cancelIdleCallback(handle);

Parameters

handle
The ID value returned by window.requestIdleCallback() when the callback was established.

Return value

undefined.

Example

See our complete example in the article Cooperative Scheduling of Background Tasks API.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Cooperative Scheduling of Background Tasks Proposed Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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See also