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How to find crash logs for iPhone applications on Mac and Windows

Application crash logs are transfered to your computer each time you do a sync with the device, in the iTunes. Thus, first step is to sync with iTunes:

Mac OS X –

On the Mac, crash logs are kept at:


where ~ is your Home folder.

Windows Vista –

Files are located here:

C:/Users/<USERNAME>/AppData/Roaming/Apple computer/LogsCrashReporter/MobileDevice/<DEVICE_NAME>

AppData folder is hidden by default, , so you need to reveal it by typing the address in My Computer’s address bar.

Windows XP –

Location is here:

C:/Documents and Settings/<USERNAME>/Application Data/Apple computer/LogsCrashReporter/<DEVICE_NAME>

<USERNAME> is your login username. Application Data folder is usually hidden by default, so you need to reveal it in the same way as in Vista ā€” by typing in and pressing Enter.

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