The Promise.reject(reason) method returns a Promise object that is rejected with the given reason.

Syntax

Promise.reject(reason);

Parameters

reason
Reason why this Promise rejected.

Return value

A Promise that is rejected with the given reason.

Description

The static Promise.reject function returns a Promise that is rejected. For debugging purposes and selective error catching, it is useful to make reason an instanceof Error.

Examples

Using the static Promise.reject() method

Promise.reject(new Error('fail')).then(function(error) {
  // not called
}, function(error) {
  console.log(error); // Stacktrace
});

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Promise.reject' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition in an ECMA standard.
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Promise.reject' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support32 Yes29 No198
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support4.4.432 Yes29 No Yes8

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