Block navigator.vibrate in cross-origin iframes (removed)

Calls to navigator.vibrate will immediately return 'false' inside cross-origin iframes.The Vibrate API is being abused by unsafe third-party content (eg., malicious ads). As of Chrome 57 this is relaxed to allow vibration after the user has tapped on the frame. See



Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for Android release 55
  • Android WebView release 55

Consensus & Standardization

  • Mixed public signals
  • No public signals
  • No public signals
  • No signals


Last updated on 2017-06-14