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Enable Mobile Site View in Edge on the Computer

Are you looking to open a mobile view site in Microsoft Edge on your desktop? Learn how to access the mobile version of a website using developer tools.

Microsoft Edge allows users to see a website as it would appear on a mobile device on the computer.

The feature can be enabled by changing the browser’s screen resolution to responsive design mode. The process involves accessing the developer tools, selecting a device toggle, and switching to the desired mobile resolution.

View Mobile and Desktop Site Mode on Edge browser

In this guide, we have shared the steps to enable mobile site view using developer tools in Microsoft Edge on a computer.

Viewing the Mobile Site View in Edge on a Computer

You can preview the mobile site on any computer device. The developer mode allows you to resize the screen and view tablet and mobile screens. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on a computer.
  2. Open the website that you want to view on the mobile site.
  3. Click on the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu and hover over the More Tools option.
  4. Select Developer Tools under the More Tools menu.
    This will launch the Developer Tools pane in the browser.
  5. Click on the Device toggle icon to enable the mobile site view mode.
    Microsoft Edge Developer Tools View Mobile Site Responsive

This will load the mobile site user interface. You can also choose the model of the device from the device type dropdown menu to select the desired device experience. The edge view provides various options to choose from!

Once you close the developer tools console, the website will reload as a desktop site.

Bottom Line

The Microsoft Edge browser helps preview the mobile site on a desktop browser. You can use the developer tools to enable the responsive mode to test the mobile site view layout.

The developer tools also have the option to choose the preset mobile manufacturer and make testing screen layouts.

Similarly, you can switch to desktop site view in Edge on Android. It will load a complete desktop experience on mobile browser.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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