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pc website showing mobile view instead of desktop.

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Ok I'm using my android phone as hotspot on my laptop i changed my user agent to act as mobile phone so my carrier wont kick me offline but my searches are coming out in mobile view example i cant watch hulu cause it thinks im on a mobile not a laptop so i guess im asking how to change from mobile mode to desktop using your pc

Ok I'm using my android phone as hotspot on my laptop i changed my user agent to act as mobile phone so my carrier wont kick me offline but my searches are coming out in mobile view example i cant watch hulu cause it thinks im on a mobile not a laptop so i guess im asking how to change from mobile mode to desktop using your pc

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Since Firefox can only send one user agent string per request, it's hard to think of a way to make your carrier believe you're on Android but make the site believe you're on Windows or MacOS.

If you are using a secure connection, what is sent inside the encrypted tunnel is invisible to your carrier, so for that kind of connection you could try using an extension that lets you assign specific user agent strings to specific sites. One I've used (it doesn't have the best interface, though...) is: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ua-site-switch/

If that's no use, maybe there's a trick someone has learned that you could discover in an Android forum? I generally consult this one: http://forums.androidcentral.com/

Or of course you probably could pay your carrier more to solve this problem and not worry about potential contractual penalties or cancellation.

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Since Firefox can only send one user agent string per request, it's hard to think of a way to make your carrier believe you're on Android but make the site believe you're on Windows or MacOS.

If you are using a secure connection, what is sent inside the encrypted tunnel is invisible to your carrier, so for that kind of connection you could try using an extension that lets you assign specific user agent strings to specific sites. One I've used (it doesn't have the best interface, though...) is: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ua-site-switch/

If that's no use, maybe there's a trick someone has learned that you could discover in an Android forum? I generally consult this one: http://forums.androidcentral.com/

Or of course you probably could pay your carrier more to solve this problem and not worry about potential contractual penalties or cancellation.

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it was very helpful i thank you for taking time to help me with this everything worked perfectly thanks again and god bless