Check if localStorage is enabled

JavaScript, Browser · Dec 31, 2020

Checks if localStorage is enabled.

const isLocalStorageEnabled = () => {
  try {
    const key = `__storage__test`;
    window.localStorage.setItem(key, null);
    return true;
  } catch (e) {
    return false;
isLocalStorageEnabled(); // true, if localStorage is accessible

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