Whenever I try to fill out a form or want to read tabular data, the edges always get hidden in the mobile devices. The screen automatically cut the website width higher than screen resolution. Hence, viewing the desktop layout on a mobile screen is the only option.
The mobile responsive view or mobile site is always preferred on the mobile phone. However, due to the limited screen size, we often miss all the elements and menu on the mobile that are available on the desktop top.
Also, there are still some old sites that are typically designed to view only on desktops, but when we open in mobile, the elements and screen are cropped. We can neither zoom out or view in rotation.
Hence, to avoid these issues, we can request a desktop site view in Chrome to load the site in full desktop view without compromising on the screen size.
How to Enable Desktop Site in Chrome Android?
The desktop site view helps in viewing all hidden menus and options just like we watch on the desktop. The font size and elements might look smaller since we are visiting a desktop site on the mobile phone.
Here are the steps to view the desktop site in chrome Android:
- Launch the Chrome browser on Android.
- Open any website that you want to view in desktop mode.
- Tap on for the menu options.
- Select the checkbox against the Desktop site.
- The page will automatically reload.
- The desktop site view will be displayed on the mobile phone.
If you want to switch back to the original mobile view, then just undo the checkbox on step #4. The page will reload and you will be again displayed with the mobile site view.
Video on Setting Desktop Site on Chrome Android
Here is the quick video demo on enabling the desktop site mode on Chrome Android mobile. The site can be viewed as a desktop even on a mobile phone.
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Bottom Line — Chrome Android Desktop View
You can experience the full desktop site view on the chrome android. The desktop view will be loaded on the small screen browser automatically when you try to load the site on chrome android browser.
Similarly, you can also enable the mobile site view on chrome computer to view the responsive website layout.
Do you use the desktop site view on mobile devices? What do you feel about it?
Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.
|Chrome Windows||Chrome Mac||Chrome iOS||Chrome Android||Firefox Linux|
|Firefox Windows||Safari Mac||Safari iOS||Edge Android||Chrome Linux|
|Edge Windows||Firefox Mac||Edge iOS||Samsung Internet||Edge Linux|
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