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How to Inspect Element on iPhone (2 Methods To Try)

Mobile web browsers are evolving to provide a desktop-class browsing experience on phones. Especially Safari on iPhone, with its ability to install web extensions, you can inspect elements on your iPhone. There are many uses for inspecting elements on iPhone, whether you are a developer trying to find the HTML format of a website or you want to edit text and save it as a note for later by taking a screenshot. Here is a complete guide on how to check the elements on your iPhone. 

How to Inspect Element on iPhone – Summary

  1. How to download and install the Web Inspector extension for Safari
  2. How to inspect elements on iPhone with the help of the Web Inspector extension for Safari

1. How to download and install the Web Inspector extension for Safari on iPhone:

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to download and install the Web Inspector extension for Safari on iPhone

Step 1: Select the app store on your iPhone.

Step 2: Search and download the “Web Inspector” app.

How to inspect elements on iPhone

Step 3: After downloading the Web Inspector, select settings.

Step 4: Swipe up and select Safari.

Open safari for inspect elements on iPhone

Step 5: Select the “extensions” option.

Select the extensions option

Step 6: Select Web Inspector.

Select Web Inspector

Step 7: Turn on the Web Inspector extension.

Step 8: Select the “all websites” option.

Step 9: Select “Allow.”

Select Allow

The Web Inspector extension will be installed in your Safari browser on your iPhone.

2. How to inspect elements on iPhone with the help of the Web Inspector extension for Safari

Here is a step-by-step guide to inspecting elements on iPhone by using the web inspector extension for safari:

Step 1: Select Safari.

Step 2: Visit the website you want to inspect elements for.

Step 3: Select the extension option on the address bar in Safari.

 Select the extension option on the address bar in Safari.

Step 4: Select the Web Inspector extension.

Select the Web Inspector extension

Note: Follow the next steps to edit text on a website.

Step 5: Tap on the arrow button on the top left-hand side of the extension.

Tap on the arrow button on the top left-hand side of the extension

Step 6: Tap on the text to select it.

Tap on the text to select it

Step 7: Tap on the edit button, 3rd option from the top of the extension on the left-hand side. 

Tap on top of the extension on the left-hand side

Step 8: Delete and rewrite the text in the text field to edit.

 Delete and rewrite the text in the text field to edit
Tap On Update

Step 9: Select the update button after editing the text.

 inspect elements on iPhone with the help of the Web Inspector extension for Safari

Your text will be updated.

Conclusion

We hope that this guide has helped you with inspecting elements on your iPhone. If you are trying to inspect elements on your iPad, you can still follow this guide. If you have edited elements on the website and taken screenshots, and you want the website to return to its original, you can refresh the page and it will be back to default. 

FAQs

Can we inspect elements on iPhones?

Yes, you can. Follow this guide to learn to inspect elements on iPhone.

How to check elements on iPhone without a computer?

Inspecting elements on iPhone does not require a computer. You can follow this complete guide to inspect elements on iPhone without using a computer. 

Does Safari have to inspect elements?

No, Safari does not have the inspect elements feature by default. There are extensions available on the app store of inspecting elements. I have mentioned one of the best in this article.

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