How to Turn on Javascript on a Cell Phone


Javascript enables web browsers to view more interactive content on web pages, rather than simply words and pictures. Many of today's phones web browsers come standard with javascript capabilities, though the user may have to manually turn javascript on, as this program may cause the phone to freeze if the browser cannot load the content. Follow these instructions to learn how to turn javascript on your cell phone.


  • Open your phone's web browser. Press the menu button on your cell phone and scroll to your phone's web browser and select it to open it.

  • Access your web browser's settings. Press the menu button and select "Options." Select "Browser Configurations."

  • Select the box next to "Support JavaScript" to enable your JavaScript.


  • Access iPhone settings. Press the "Home" button on your iPhone. Select "Settings" on the home screen.

  • Change Safari settings. Scroll to "Safari" and touch the icon to select.

  • Turn JavaScript on. Turn JavaScript on underneath "Security."

Motorola Droid

  • Open the Bowser. Navigate to the browser from the "Applications" menu and tap the browser to open it.

  • Access the browser settings. Press the "Menu" button and touch "More." Select "Settings."

  • Turn JavaScript on. Scroll down and tap the check box next to "Enable JavaScript" to turn JavaScript on.

Tips & Warnings

  • Even if you do not own one of these phones, you can change your JavaScript settings by accessing your phone's browser settings.


  • Photo Credit cell phone image by MateiA from
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