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I am using this function to hide the address on mobile browsers, how can the address remain hidden even when the user scrolls down or up, i.e never show address bar?

function hideAddressBar(){
    if(!window.location.hash) {
        if(document.height <= window.outerHeight + 10)
   = (window.outerHeight + 50) +'px';
            setTimeout( function(){ window.scrollTo(0, 1); }, 50 );
        else {
            //setTimeout function is required by the iPhone to properly hide the address bar
             setTimeout( function(){ window.scrollTo(0, 1); }, 0 );
window.addEventListener("load", hideAddressBar );
window.addEventListener("orientationchange", hideAddressBar );
Posted 20-Apr-13 23:43pm
Updated 21-Apr-13 1:02am
Prasad Khandekar 22-Apr-13 16:11pm
On iPhone Works only if the mobile "app" is added to the homescreen (through the plus-icon -> add to homescreen). For other's I don't think it's possible. Browsers for security reason will not allow you to hide the address bar.

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