Non-standard: This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.

This method clears the action specified by window.setImmediate.

Note: This method is not expected to become standard, and is only implemented by recent builds of Internet Explorer and Node.js 0.10+. It meets resistance both from Gecko (Firefox) and Webkit (Google/Apple).


window.clearImmediate( immediateID )

where immediateID is a ID returned by window.setImmediate.


let immediateID = setImmediate(() => {
  // Run some code

  .addEventListener(() => {


Not part of any current specifications. The Efficient Script Yielding specification is no longer being worked on.

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also