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

The onvrdisplaypointerunrestricted property of the Window interface represents an event handler that will run when the VR display's pointer input is no longer restricted to consumption via a pointerlocked element.

The event object is of type VRDisplayEvent.


window.onvrdisplaypointerunrestricted = functionRef;


window.onvrdisplaypointerunrestricted = function() {
  // Run code to handle freeing app from pointer lock


Specification Status Comment
WebVR 1.1
The definition of 'onvrdisplaypointerunrestricted' in that specification.
Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome No support NoEdge No support 15 — 79Firefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera No support NoSafari No support NoWebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android No support No


No support  
No support
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Experimental. Expect behavior to change in the future.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

See also