How to Disable JavaScript in Safari for the iPhone and iPod Touch

Javascript settings on iphone


This tutorial is only intended for users running the Safari Web browser on iPhone and iPod touch devices.

iPhone and iPod touch users that wish to disable JavaScript in their browser, whether for security or development purposes, can do so in just a few easy steps. This tutorial shows you how it's done. 

How to Disable JavaScript

First select the Settings icon, typically located towards the top of the iOS Home Screen.

The iOS Settings menu should now be displayed. Scroll down until you see the choice labeled Safari and tap on it once. Safari's Settings screen will now appear. Scroll to the bottom and select Advanced. Located on the Advanced screen is an option labeled JavaScript, enabled by default and shown in the screenshot above. To disable it, select the accompanying button so its color changes from green to white. To activate JavaScript at a later time, simply select the button again until it turns green.

Many websites will not render or function as expected while JavaScript is disabled.