Saturday, August 24, 2013

Debugging a website or web application using Chrome and Android device made easy

In this post we will look into simple steps of how to debug your website or you web application on chrome desktop while you are viewing it on chrome on android. Here is what you need:

1. An android device with chrome installed on it.
2. Device drivers for that android device (must have as this will enable USB Debugging)
3. ADB extension (

Here is how you perform debugging:

Step 1. Install ADB extension in your chrome on desktop
Step 2. Install device drivers for your android device
Step 3. Enable USB debugging:
Step 4: Enable USB debugging within chrome for android as shown below:

Step 5. In chrome on desktop click on Start ADB
Step 6: Click on view inspection target to start debugging