Remote debugging safari(iphone/ipad)(iOS 11+) on windows

Haroon Abbasi
1 min readApr 10, 2018
  • Install Node
  • Install iTunes and connect it to your Device. (A pop-up will show up on your iPad/iPhone to get authorization) . Be sure to allow web inspector in your iPad/iphone

in console run this command (As Administrator)

npm install remotedebug-ios-webkit-adapter -g

follow this URL for more Details

then run this command

remotedebug_ios_webkit_adapter -— port=9000

Open Chrome and go to the following link:

chrome://inspect/#devices

Click on configure next to “Discover network targets” and add the following: localhost:9000

Make sure to have the web page you want to debug open on safari, you should see it on chrome inspector page under Remote Target

Now if you still unable to see the remote target for iOS 11 follow steps mentioned on this link

Above details are (working and tested)Gist of information found on these two reference URLs

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20408110/debug-ipad-safari-with-a-pc#answer-38786618

https://github.com/RemoteDebug/remotedebug-ios-webkit-adapter/issues/79#issuecomment-351472710

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Haroon Abbasi

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