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How to set up a proxy on Charles (so you can test other devices on your local dev machine)

Have you ever wondered, how do I test my fixes/changes on my local machine on IE 11? Or in general, how do I test my fixes/changes on my local machine, when I don't actually have that browser on my laptop? If so, the Charles Proxy tool might be your answer. A few years ago I learned this and I thought this could be useful for you if any of the below apply to you: You are developing on a Mac and want to test Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge on your local machine You want to test your fixes on a (physical) mobile device, with fixes done on your local machine You don't have access to a mobile device/internet browser simulator like Browserstack or Perfecto For this I'm going to explain how to set this up using your development laptop and a "test device" 1. Download Charles https://www.charlesproxy.com/download/  and install this on your laptop where you do your development 2. Make sure both the laptop and the test device are on the same internet net