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I've developed a web app which is having some weird issues on iOS safari on my iPad.

I've never developed an iOS app, although I am a developer (c#) and have downloaded the latest xcode dev tools (just never got round to it).

Is there an easy way to just get the iPad sim up and start browsing the web on it on my mac?


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The simulator is at /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneSimulator.platform/Developer/Applications/iPhone Simulator.app, and you can run it as a normal app.

Once it's running, go to Hardware -> Device -> iPad in the menu, then start Safari in the simulator UI.

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+1 thanks, I thought it involved xcode somehow. pefect –  andy Nov 12 '11 at 23:27

In recent versions of Xcode it can be found here:

/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Platforms/iPhoneSimulator.platform/Developer/Applications/iPhone Simulator.app
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In Xcode 6.1.1 (Yosemite & Mavericks) it can be found here:

/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Applications/iOS Simulator
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