Resource Hints: prerender

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Gives a hint to the browser to render the specified page in the background, speeding up page load if the user navigates to it. This is indicated using <link rel="prerender" href="(url)">

IE

  1. 5.5 - 10: Not supported
  2. 11: Supported

Edge

  1. 12 - 18: Not supported
  2. 79 - 100: Supported
  3. 101: Supported

Firefox

  1. 2 - 99: Not supported
  2. 100: Not supported
  3. 101 - 102: Not supported

Chrome

  1. 4 - 12: Not supported
  2. 13 - 100: Supported
  3. 101: Supported
  4. 102 - 104: Supported

Safari

  1. 3.1 - 15.3: Not supported
  2. 15.4: Not supported
  3. TP: Not supported

Opera

  1. 9 - 12.1: Not supported
  2. 15 - 85: Supported
  3. 86: Supported
  4. 87: Supported

Safari on iOS

  1. 3.2 - 15.3: Not supported
  2. 15.4: Not supported

Opera Mini

  1. all: Not supported

Android Browser

  1. 2.1 - 4.4.4: Not supported
  2. 101: Not supported

Opera Mobile

  1. 10 - 12.1: Not supported
  2. 64: Not supported

Chrome for Android

  1. 101: Supported

Firefox for Android

  1. 100: Not supported

UC Browser for Android

  1. 12.12: Not supported

Samsung Internet

  1. 4 - 15.0: Supported
  2. 16.0: Supported

QQ Browser

  1. 10.4: Not supported

Baidu Browser

  1. 7.12: Supported

KaiOS Browser

  1. 2.5: Not supported

Chrome treats the prerender hint as a NoState Prefetch instead, and unlike a full prerender it wont execute JavaScript or render any part of the page in advance.

Resources:
Firefox implementation bug
Prerender and prefetch support