Remote Debugging Samsung Galaxy 7 Edge with Chrome

If you’re confused as to why something which is working well on your Canvas site, isn’t working on the Student App, Google Chrome gives you a great way to find out what’s going wrong with its Remote Debugging Android Devices

Annoyingly, it’s not quite as easy as one would hope on a Galaxy S7 Edge or, by the sounds of it, any Samsung device, on Windows 10 anyway.

Extra steps required above what’s on the page above, for me anyway, were:

  1. Enabling USB Debugging. On A Galaxy S7, to turn developer mode on, you have to go to About phone | Software info then tap Build number 7 times(!?). You can then access the Developer options (at bottom of Settings) to switch on USB Debugging.
  2. On Windows 10, to even get the Device to be recognised, you need to:

If you have a Mac available, you don’t seem to need to bother with Step 2 above – it just works!

 

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