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Browser fix: Set browser to show as non mobile

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by youdoofus, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. youdoofus

    youdoofus Android Expert
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    Have you ever been annoyed by the browser going to the "mobile version" of a site? Lord knows that I have.... Heres your fix... launch your browser and put "about:debug" in the url bar and hit go. The browser will appear to have done nothing. Then hit the menu button, and a new option will appear called "UAString" Go into the UAString menu and select IE6 or Linux Desktop. Either one will make sites not recognize that youre using a mobile browser and alleviate thei aforementioned issue :) Happy rooting y'all and happy holidays :D
     



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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i use dolphin and you can select how you want the web page to be viewed as. i have it set to desktop and have no issues with viewing it as non mobile site. but i will have to try your suggestion. thanx for tip.
     
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  3. 9to5cynic

    9to5cynic Android Expert

    Maxthon also has this available. lol, I've tried enabling mobile browse mode on my desktop due to poor internet, but I couldn't remember what was needed to be typed. Nice!

    lol-edit:
    about:debug - not in firefox o_O
     
  4. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    Isnt this option available under the config in the stock browser as well?

    I remember having to do that when I was playing around with FaceSniff a while back
     
  5. spavera

    spavera Lurker

    ive done this, changed to desktop, but now some websites are broken. ex: godtube.com. when i change back to android, they do not fix. what may have changed?
     
  6. dustwun77

    dustwun77 Endeavor to Persevere :)

    have you rebooted the phone since you changed it back?

    I wonder if you would have to go into the browser app and clear the cache?
     

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