how to get websites to not display in mobile mode?

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  1. russ

    russ Junior Member

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    I cannot figure out how to get my tablet to show websites like Facebook and others in full browser mode. I get the mobile versions. I found some things about going into debug mode of the browser, but this browser must be different than the stock honeycomb.

    Anyone know how to fix this?
     
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    What browser are you using? You should be able to set it in settings after typing about:debug in your browser. Then change UAString to "desktop"

    Perhaps trying a different browser like Dolphin? You can set it to desktop mode in settings.
     
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    I saw the article regarding the uastring but that option is not visible when i enter debug mode on my asus tablet.
     
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    Maybe it's because of the most recent update I installed - the browser has a simple setting where you can choose Tablet (the default), Desktop (what I set it to) or Android Phone. It makes a big difference on many of the web sites I use. It's a most welcome change for the better.

    Bye.
     
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    I just got mine today. It immediately notified me of an Android update that I did complete. Now just open the browser and go to settings>advanced>user agent string and you will see the three options Crunchy mentions! I left mine on default (tablet)

    ***Edit- I just changed mine to "Desktop" after going to Technobuffalo.com and it didnt display the full web page. With a 1280 x 800 res why wouldnt you want it to display the same as your computer?

     
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    Very nice comments, Paulo Tóra... Cachoeiro is awesome. Android is IT!!!
     
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    Sometimes it does this to me as well. I think it's a glitch of some kind, maybe a cache file that remembers you as a mobile device.

    Try clearing the browser cache, that might help.
     
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    Thanks guys this was driving me nuts!
     

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