The long-press gesture should be considered a user activation because it indicates user's interaction with the page. This would allow a web app to call restricted APIs like navigator.vibrate() on long-press to match native behavior.



Specification link

Specification currently under development in a Working Group

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • Positive


Last updated on 2020-11-09