This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.


The MozSmsFilter interface provides a way to filter out MozSmsMessage or MozMmsMessage objects through the MozMobileMessageManager.getMessages() method.


var filter = new MozSmsFilter();


MozSmsFilter.startDate Optional
A Date representing the oldest message's timestamp to filter out messages.
MozSmsFilter.endDate Optional
A Date representing the newest message's timestamp to filter out messages.
MozSmsFilter.numbers Optional
An array of DOMStrings with telephone numbers to filter out. Optional
A DOMString with the values "sent" or "received" to filter out messages. Optional
A Boolean indicating whether messages to filter out are read or unread.
MozSmsFilter.threadId Optional
A number representing a thread id.


This is a non standard implementation, but it is discussed at W3C as part of the System Application Working Group.

Specification Status Comment
Messaging API Editor's Draft Editor Draft (WIP).

Browser compatibility

For obvious reasons, support is primarily expected on mobile browsers.

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support 12.0 (12.0) Moz No support No support No support

See also


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API DOM Mobile Non-standard WebSMS