Go Back   Android Forums > Android Tablets & MIDs > Motorola XOOM > Xoom - Tips and Tricks

test: Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old February 26th, 2011, 06:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
Thread Author (OP)
 
roninmoto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 15
 
Device(s): Xoom Tablet Droid X
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 3 Posts
Default Can't turn off mobile web pages in browser

OMG. What a pain in the butt.
For those of you that want to surf to normal pages and not automatically be redirected to the mobile page this is what you have to do to fix it.

1. Open the browser. In the url field type about:debug (no spaces, just like I typed it) and then press the > (arrow) at the right which is the GO button.
2. Click the settings button in the upper right corner (Four lines with an little arrow pointing down) and then click SETTINGS.
3. In the list you will see the DEBUG at the bottom now. Click that and go to UASTRING.
4. Select Desktop. This will set it so the website thinks your a desktop computer instead of a mobile device.

If you don't see the debug menu, close the browser and do it over again. It will show up.

Also the in the Labs if you select the Quick Controls (nice feature) you will get a bigger browsing experience. However, at first it is a little annoying to figure out. When you have this feature on, touch and hold any blank spot in the browser window and the Page Tab will come up, click the Tab to see the URL address bar. Also if you go to middle of the web browser page all the way to the left or right and drag your thumb while moving to the center, you will see a round menu popup which you can select an action. Its really cool, but it would have been nice to have some info on it instead of figuring it myself.

Roninmoto

Advertisements
roninmoto is offline  
Last edited by roninmoto; February 26th, 2011 at 06:48 AM.
Reply With Quote
sponsored links
Old February 26th, 2011, 12:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
GOBLUE!
 
gobluejd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: NW Indiana
Posts: 1,786
 
Device(s): Galaxy Nexus
Carrier: Not Provided

Thanks: 441
Thanked 636 Times in 338 Posts
gobluejd
Default

Please search before creating new threads.

[TIP]Change Browser Viewing Mode
__________________
Back to a plain user
gobluejd is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Go Back   Android Forums > Android Tablets & MIDs > Motorola XOOM > Xoom - Tips and Tricks
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.