Allows web developers to use WebUSB API in service worker context under Extension environment by exposing WebUSB API to Extension Service workers.


As Chrome Apps APIs chrome.hid will soon be deprecated, developers are encouraged to migrate to web apps or Chrome Extensions. For the Chrome Extension case, manifest V3 deprecates the background page and recommends developers to migrate to service workers. As a result, it is required to support WebUSB in service workers.

Status in Chromium


No active development (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2022-05-05