Some sites are developed explicitly for desktop screens; hence, several options, tables, design elements, etc., get hidden if these sites are browsed on a small screen.
But if you want to access all the features and options on a mobile phone, you can enable the desktop site layout.
In the Chrome browser on your iPhone or iPad, you can select ‘Request Desktop Site’ from the menu options to switch to desktop view.
In this guide, we have shared the steps to enable and view the desktop site layout in the Google Chrome app on iPhone and iPad.
Requesting the Desktop Site View in Chrome on iPhone
The font size and media elements might look smaller since we are visiting a desktop site on a mobile phone; the experience will be mostly like that we view on a computer screen. Here are the steps to view the desktop site:
- Open the Chrome app on your iOS/iPadOS.
- Open the website to view the Desktop layout.
- Tap on More for the menu list and select the Request Desktop Site option.
The website will reload, and you will see the desktop view of the website.
To switch back, you can choose the Request Mobile Site option at the same place under the menu list.
If you want to experience desktop sites on your iPhone, then Chrome browser lets you do that. With the ‘Request Desktop Site’ feature, you can easily switch to a desktop layout on the phone screen.
Similarly, you can enable the mobile site view in Chrome browser on a computer with the help of developer tools.
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