Steps to Enable Developer Mode on iOS 17 - iPhone and iPad

If you are a iPhone or an iPad developer, you may want to enable Developer Mode to test and deploy your Apps on your iPhone or iPad device. Below are the steps to enable developer mode.

  1. Unlock your iPhone/iPad.
  2. Now go to Settings App
  3. Scroll down and tap on Privacy & Security.
    Privacy & Security
  4. Scroll to the bottom and under Security and tap on Developer Mode.
    Privacy & Security - Security - Developer Mode iPhone
  5. Now toggle on the Developer Mode switch.
    Developer Mode iOS 17
  6. Once you do that you will be asked to restart your iPhone/iPad to turn on developer mode.

    Note when you turn on Developer mode the device security will be reduced.

    Restart iPhone to Enable Developers Mode
  7. When the iPhone restarts, you will be asked "Turn on Developer Mode?" click on "Turn On" (will be asked for Passcode)
  8. Finally, you should see the Developer tab under Settings app.
Developers Tab under iPhone Settings App - iOS 17

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