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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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Install XCode, then the simulator is located at /Applications/ Once it's running, go to Hardware -> Device, then pick the iOS version and device. It will boot up, then you can start Safari.

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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:

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In Xcode 6.1.1 (Yosemite & Mavericks) it can be found here:

/Applications/ Simulator
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Thanks! This is the correct answer these days. – OMA Apr 24 '15 at 10:59
Hit CMD + SHIFT + G in Finder and paste the above address without the '/iOS Simulator' part to quickly go there – Tumtum Apr 24 '15 at 11:24

On OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and xcode 7.0.1, the simulator is located at

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