/Web APIs

Navigator: contacts property

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

The contacts read-only property of the Navigator interface returns a ContactsManager interface which allows users to select entries from their contact list and share limited details of the selected entries with a website or application.


A ContactsManager object. Two successive calls return the same object.


The following code checks whether the Contact Picker API is supported.


const supported = "contacts" in navigator && "ContactsManager" in window;


Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet
contacts No No No No No No 80 80 No 57 14.5
14.0–22.0This API was exposed but failed upon opening a contact selector.

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