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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

  2. Select Safari

    Safari in the Settings app

  3. Scroll down to find the Developer option at the bottom

    The Developer option hidden at the end of the Safari settings

  4. Turn on the Debug Console

    Turn on the debug console

  5. 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

  6. 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