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Switch to mobile view with one click via toolbar button.

Mobile View Switcher lets you view any website in mobile view with click of a button (change mobile view appearance from options page).  Please check the YouTube Tutorial at the bottom of this page to get an idea of how this Addon works in your browser.  If you want to contribute to the developement of this Addon, please Fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

Some of the important features about Mobile View Switcher addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview about this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function and features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form in this page or the contact form in the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. Next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided in this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Mobile View Switcher.

5 Reasons to Use Mobile View Switcher

  • Allows you to switch a website to mobile view with just one click via toolbar button.

  • Can change the mobile view appearance (mobile device useragent string) from options page.

  • Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to turn the addon ON or OFF.

  • Has keyboard shortcuts to enable or disable the addon.

  • Available for all browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Opera) and platforms (Windows, Linux and Mac).

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Mobile View Switcher?

    Mobile View Switcher is a lite addon that let you switch a website to mobile view. Default mobile view is iPhone with iOS 11, but you can change it from the options page. Simply add a desired UserAgent to change the mobile view to your desired one. There are many websites that offer useragent strings for various devices. Simply copy and paste the desired one in the designated area in options page. Then reload any website to see the mobile view UI (while the addon is active). Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to enable or disable the addon. Grey color for toolbar icon is when the addon is inactive and yellow color is for the active state. Simply click on the toolbar icon to switch states.

  • How do I work with this addon?

    In order to work with this addon simply click on the toolbar button. Please note that when you first install the addon, it is inactive (grey icon). Please press on the toolbar button once to make it active (yellow color). When you press on the toolbar button the active tab will be reloaded as well, so you do not need to reload it yourself. Please note that, only the active tab will be reloaded, and all other tabs will remain intact.

  • How can I change the default mobile view appearance?

    In order to change the mobile view appearance, you need to change the default useragent string (default UA is for iphone iOS 11). To do so, please open the options page and write your desired UA in the designate area. If you do not know how to find a useragent for mobile devices, please use a search engine and search for - mobile user agent string - keyword. You will find tons of useragents for mobile devices. Simply copy and paste one to the designated area in options page and reload all open tabs to see the mobile view.

  • How can I open the options page?

    In order to open the options page, please head to the extensions page in your browser and click on the options button.

  • How can I uninstall this addon?

    In order to uninstall this addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser, find the addon and then click on the uninstall button.

  • How can I permanently disable the addon?

    In order to permanently disable the addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser, and click on the disable button. If you do not want to permanently disable the addon, please turn it off so that it does not affect any website.

  • How can I permanently disable the addon?

    In order to permanently disable the addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser, and click on the disable button. If you do not want to permanently disable the addon, please turn it off so that it does not affect any website.

  • Can I add a desktop useragent instead of a mobile one?

    Yes, you can add any desired useragent in the options page as long as it is a valid useragent string.

  • Is there any whitelisting feature for this addon?

    No, unfortunately there is no whitelisting feature for this addon. Once you make the addon active (yellow toolbar icon color), it will work for all websites.

  • Can I activate the addon with keyboard shortcuts?

    Yes, you can activate this addon with keyboard shortcuts. Please press on the (Ctrl + Shift + D) in windows machine or (Command + Shift + D) on MAC to turn the addon ON or OFF. Please note, you can change this combination from the extension page in your browser as well.

  • Submitting Bugs

    Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this Bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).

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