This new API will help clients who are still using Chrome Apps to migrate to the Web, by using a simliar API to Extensions API.


Chrome apps will be deprecated by June 2021. The impacted developers and service providers have the requirement to migrate their Chrome Apps to the Web. To keep the existing user experience, we need to launch a list of new Web APIs with the same functionalities. This one is trying to mimic by allowing Web Apps to query key-value configurations provided by device administrators.



Specification link

Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium


In developer trial (Behind a flag) (tracking bug)

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 signals


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Last updated on 2021-12-15