Step By Step: Turn On The iPhone/iPad’s Web Debugging Console

You can’t view a web page’s source, and you can’t Command+F to search for text on the page, but you sure can get a debugging console to see the errors on the page. Here’s how:

  1. Find and open the Settings app
Start in the Settings app
  1. Select Safari
Safari in the Settings app
  1. Scroll down to find the Developer option at the bottom
The Developer option hidden at the end of the Safari settings
  1. Turn on the Debug Console
Turn on the debug console
  1. In Safari, look for the debug console’s summary info at the top of the page, just below the URL bar
The debug console displays summary information just below the address bar
  1. Touch the summary info to view a detailed report for the errors on the page
Clicking the debug summary shows the full console with error details