If you are engaged in web development and always turn on Dev Tools when starting your browser , you can automate this with a few steps:
- On your desktop, create a copy of the Chrome browser shortcut.
- Right-click on the shortcut and select Properties.
- There go to the Shortcut tab.
- The Object field contains the path to your browser. At the very end of the field (after the quotation mark) add a space and add the flag 5. Click on the Apply button .—auto-open-devtools-for-tabs
After these steps, start the browser by double clicking on the created shortcut. The browser home page will open with developer tools open.