Update: We’ve just launched App.io/Safari to allow you to test your website in mobile iPhone & iPad!

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One of the challenges with modern day web development is building websites for mobile devices. How do I know if my ‘responsive’ web layout actually responds properly on a real-life mobile device? Will all the elements be rendered correctly? Will this plugin/advertisement/colour/script behave the way it is meant to? Will mobile Safari display my beautiful designs correctly on the iPhone?

Well now we can quickly answer those questions for you. Thanks to the magic behind App.io, we’ve made mobile Safari accessible to everyone.

Test your website on App.io/Safari right now!


  • Mark Bain

    Hmm… interesting. But doesn’t seem to work in Chrome.

    • getappio

      Hi Mark, sorry to hear you’re having issues. We have it working in the latest Chrome (that’s our most used browser by customers so we focus directly on it) – we did have a random drop out yesterday at the same time this blog post went out so it may have been during that moment. Are you able to try it now?

      • George Monev

        works for me (Chrome Version 27.0.1453.116 m)

      • Mark Bain

        Yep, works for me now. Must have been during the drop out. Excellent!

  • Mark Bain

    This is going to be really useful to embed on my site, as a way to demonstrate to my users how their website looks in a mobile device!

    • getappio

      Great, thanks for the feedback! We’ll be creating a nice page shortly that you can link to if you’d rather not build it yourself. :)

  • Patrick M.

    This is really great, but is it possible to pass a URL to the embed code that is then called automatically by Safari, instead of having to type it in manually?

  • matthewbutler

    Application Error

    • getappio

      Hi Matthew,
      Thanks, we’ve now fixed the issues with the servers (unrelated to Reddit traffic) – are you able to try again?

      • matthewbutler

        Works great, thanks! This is very cool.

  • http://kidakaka.com/blog Prasad

    Congrats! Your post got reditted!

  • durangoodyear

    works in chrome for me.
    and I bet reddit is crashing their servers.

    congrats!
    this is aweome.

    • getappio

      Thanks! We had some unrelated server issues which we have now fixed. Appreciate the feedback :)

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  • Maak Bow

    COOL idea but doesn’t work for me . Chrome Version 25.0.1364.172

    • getappio

      Hi Maak,
      We had some downtime recently. Are you able to try again?

  • http://paulmorel.com/ Paul Morel

    Really cool stuff. How does this work though?

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  • MahdiM

    Seems like it requires a password now, was working last night though… Or is the password box just showing up for me?

    • http://kickfolio.com/ Chris Nolet

      Hi Mahdi – we were testing our new Password Protection feature and this app inadvertently got a password! I’ve fixed it now. Great to hear you’ve visited twice in two days :)