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: Supported
  3. 80: Supported

Firefox

  1. 2 - 71: Not supported
  2. 72: Not supported
  3. 73 - 74: Not supported

Chrome

  1. 4 - 12: Not supported
  2. 13 - 79: Supported
  3. 80: Supported
  4. 81 - 83: Supported

Safari

  1. 3.1 - 12.1: Not supported
  2. 13: Not supported
  3. TP: Not supported

Opera

  1. 9 - 12.1: Not supported
  2. 15 - 65: Supported
  3. 66: Supported

iOS Safari

  1. 3.2 - 13.1: Not supported
  2. 13.2: Not supported
  3. 13.3: Not supported

Opera Mini

  1. all: Not supported

Android Browser

  1. 2.1 - 4.4.4: Not supported
  2. 76: Not supported

Blackberry Browser

  1. 7: Not supported
  2. 10: Not supported

Opera Mobile

  1. 10 - 12.1: Not supported
  2. 46: Not supported

Chrome for Android

  1. 79: Supported

Firefox for Android

  1. 68: Not supported

IE Mobile

  1. 10: Not supported
  2. 11: Supported

UC Browser for Android

  1. 12.12: Not supported

Samsung Internet

  1. 4 - 9.2: Supported
  2. 10.1: Supported

QQ Browser

  1. 1.2: 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