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View Desktop Site layout in Google Chrome on Android

Most websites have adopted a responsive web design so that the users can view the entire page on their smartphone without compromise.

However, we can switch to the Desktop site to view the full desktop layout. Open the menu list and select the Desktop site checkbox option from the list.

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How to Load Desktop Site View in Chrome app on Android

Enable the ‘Desktop Site’ option

The desktop site view helps view all hidden menus and options, just like we see on the desktop. The font size and elements might look smaller since we are visiting a desktop site on a mobile phone. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Chrome app on Android.
  2. Open any website that you want to view in desktop mode.
  3. Tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu options.
  4. Select the checkbox against the Desktop site.
    View Desktop Site in Chrome Android Mobile

The page will automatically reload and display the desktop site view on the mobile phone.

Desktop Site View of BrowserHow on Chrome Android

If you want to switch back to the original mobile view, then undo the checkbox on step #4. The page will reload, and you will see the mobile site view.

Bottom Line

You can experience the full desktop site view on Chrome Android by enabling the desktop view. The desktop view will automatically load on the small screen when you try to load the site.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified Analytics & IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with an 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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