The easiest way to inspect mobile web apps on your device
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Device Remote Inspector

Note: If you download this app from as a zip, you'll need to rename the folder to or else Mac OS X won't understand how to launch it.

The easiest way to inspect mobile web apps on your device.

  1. Connect device to your computer
  2. Launch
  3. Click a tab to inspect it

Currently only supports Google Chrome on Android :,(

Uses the very latest bleeding edge devtools frontend with experimental feature support.

Updates automatically using git.

Created using Appify-UI by SubtleGradient.

Getting Started

This configuration stuff will only need to be done once for each device.

  1. Install Chrome for Android

  2. Turn on "USB Debugging" on your device

    • On the device, go to Settings > Developer options and enable USB debugging
  3. Turn on Chrome Remote Debugging

  • Launch Chrome
  • Open Settings > Advanced > Developer tools and check Enable USB Web debugging
    Screenshot Enable USB Web debugging
  1. Plug device into your Mac

  2. Launch on your Mac


Android 2.3?

I don't think it's possible to get the remote web inspector working with Android 2.3. Apache Cordova Weinre is as good as you can get afaik (e.g. Adobe Shadow).


I may add support for it eventually. For now, use something like

Mac OS X?

Only works on Mac OS X Lion
I'm too lazy to bother adding Snow Leopard support.


Sorry, Linux is great, but I'm too lazy to bother.

Windows 8?

Sorry, Windows 8 is great, but I'm too lazy to bother.

Windows 7?

Sorry, I'm too lazy to bother.