How to Uncheck a Checkbox Using jQuery

To uncheck a checkbox in jQuery, we make use of prop() function.  This function is only available in jQuery 1.6 or higher.  For jQuery 1.5 or lower, please make use of attr() function.  Example is given below for jQuery 1.6 or higher.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>jQuery Tutorial </title>
 
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
 
<script type="text/javascript">
 
//Function to Check checkbox.
function Check(){
    
    $('#myCheckbox').prop("checked", true) ;
 }
 
//Function to Unheck checkbox.
function Uncheck(){
    
    $('#myCheckbox').prop("checked", false) ;
}

</script>
 
</head>
<body>
 
My Checkbox:  <input id="myCheckbox" type="checkbox" />
<input type="button" value="Check" onclick="Check()"/>
<input type="button" value="Uncheck" onclick="Uncheck()"/>
 
</body>
</html>

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