This is a short guide for debugging a web page in Samsung Internet on your mobile device, via a desktop computer.
If you wish to connect via a USB cable (Wi-Fi is also possible, see below) and have not done so already, enable USB Debugging on your mobile device:
Settings > About deviceand tap on the build number entry seven times, to unlock ‘Developer Options’
Settings > Developer options, switch on ‘USB Debugging’
If you do not have it already, install the Chrome browser on your desktop computer.
Set up remote debugging via Chrome
Connect your mobile device to your desktop computer via a USB cable. If you are shown an “Allow access to device data” prompt, choose “Allow”.
Open up the Chrome browser on your desktop and visit
Check that your mobile device is listed. If it is not, you may need to open the Chrome app on your mobile device.
Any pages you have open in Samsung Internet should be listed here for inspection.
To connect to a locally running server
chrome://inspectpage, enable port forwarding for any ports you wish to access on your desktop computer:
Open Samsung Internet on your mobile device and visit your local site via
127.0.0.1:followed by the port number. For example,
Click the ‘inspect’ link underneath the entry for the page you wish to debug:
Now you can use the debugging tools in Chrome, as usual. Please see the Chrome DevTools guide for more information.
It is also possible to debug over Wi-Fi, instead of a USB connection. This is particularly helpful for debugging Samsung Internet for Gear VR.
To connect to a server running on your desktop computer from Samsung Internet for Gear VR, make sure your mobile device is on the same Wi-Fi network use your computer. Then you should be able to connect to the local site via the IP address for your computer. With ADB set up as above, you can visit
chrome://inspect in Chrome on your desktop and you should see your open webpage listed for inspection under