Mobile versions of some websites are limited and do not contain all the features as available on the desktop version of the website. However, you can easily request the desktop version of a website on your Android phone or tablet and access the full features of a website.
Request Desktop Version Of Website on Android Phone or Tablet
With most people using their Mobile devices for web browsing and also for making purchases, most websites are now designing the mobile version of their websites to contain the same features as available on the desktop version.
However, you may still come across certain websites that offer a trimmed down version of their websites on mobile browsers in order to speed up webpages and other design considerations.
Luckily, Android Phones and Tablets makes it easy to Request the Desktop Version of a website whenever you feel that the mobile version of a particular website is limited.
Request Desktop Version of Website on Chrome for Android
Follow the steps below to request desktop version of websites on your Android Phone, while you are using the Chrome browser.
1. Open up the Chrome Browser on your Android Phone or Tablet
2. Next visit the website that you wish to request a desktop version for
3. After visiting the website, tap on the 3 dot Chrome icon, located in the top right corner of your screen
4. From the list of options, tap on Request Desktop site option
From now on all website will be loaded in the desktop version, however you can easily disable this by following the steps below.
1. Open up Chrome browser on your Android Phone or tablet
2. Next tap on the 3 dot menu icon
3. From the list of options, tap on Request Desktop Site
You can also disable the request desktop site feature, by closing the current Chrome tab and opening a new tab.
Request Desktop Version of Website on Firefox for Android
Follow the steps below to request desktop version of websites on your Android Phone, while you are using the Firefox web browser.
1. Open the Firefox browser on your Android phone and search for the website that you want to access in its desktop version.
2. Once you are on the website, tap on the 3 dot icon, located at the top right corner of your screen.
3. Next tap on Request desktop site from the list of options.
Similar to the Chrome browser, the Firefox browser will also display the desktop version of every site you visit from now on, unless you disable the Request Desktop Site feature by following the steps below.
1. Open up Firefox and tap on the 3 dot icon
2. Next, tap on Request Desktop site to remove the check mark and turn off Request Desktop Site option.
Request Desktop site feature also automatically turns off when you close the current tab on Firefox and open a new tab.