browser.runtime.sendMessage() does not work InPrivate mode

Confirmed Issue #18721133 • Unassigned

Details

Author
Cool C.
Created
Aug 18, 2018
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
17.17134
Reports
Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

  1. install the attached extension
  2. check the ‘allow InPrivate browsing’ option
  3. open InPrivate window
  4. a new tab with title “CoolCmd” will open and after 5 seconds the second tab will open

***** Expected *****

The console of first tab should contain the message with text “!!!”
The console of background page should contain 2 messages with text “!!!”

***** Actual *****

All 3 consoles are empty because sendMessage() does not send anything to other private tabs. My extension (and I’m sure many others) can not work InPrivate mode because of this bug.

Chrome and Firefox working as expected.

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  • why is there no activity here?

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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