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changing Iphone's user agent string

Discussion in 'iPhone/iPad Programming' started by darcness, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Some sites refuse access to Safari users, like applicationmanager.gov, instead referring users to free browsers. Additionally, as far as I know, iPhone does not allow other browsers other than Mobile Safari to be installed.

    So can we get around a site's restriction by changing the Iphone's user agent string? How could this be done, so your Iphone could imitate Firefox, IE, or Opera? Thanks for your thoughts.
  2. macrumors newbie

    I think that's another impossible mission.:rolleyes:
  3. macrumors member


    With the site you mention above, I think it'd be a lost cause, because:

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