In Chrome, you can set the user agent to iPad such that the web server will return the view which is shown in iPad. Just add the user-agent parameter
1. Right click the Chrome shortcut on desktop and select property
2. Add the following parameter in the target field just like the following
- C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe -user-agent=”Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; U; CPU OS 3_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.21.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.4 Mobile/7B334b Safari/531.21.10″
3. Start the Chrome and try the Gmail interface for iPad user.
you can also directly type the command in command prompt to start a specific Chrome browser which is set with iPad as user agent.
Reference: iPad User Agent String