Some APIs cannot be used with a user activation ( Examples include requestFullScreen(), autoplay, This restriction is a powerful tool for preventing annoying behavior by web pages. Unfortunately, there is no way to determine if a user activation is active. The User Activation Query API adds this ability.


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 72
  • Chrome for Android release 72
  • Android WebView release 72

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Positive


Last updated on 2020-11-09