All iPads Desktop Website

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Boob, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Sep 3, 2012
    For some reason I can't access the desktop view of on my iPad. Try it guys. No matter how many times I click full site/refresh it keeps me stuck on the mobile version.

    Same with twitter. Does anyone know how to access the full site and not mobile versions?
  2. macrumors 6502

    Mar 14, 2011
    Settings | Safari | set Accept cookies to Always, end Safari on the task bar and restart Safari, you can then get to the desktop site, but you'll need flash for it to be useful...:(
  3. macrumors G3


    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Could be a site encoding issue. They may not have put in a way for you to opt over to the desktop version if you are on a mobile device.
  4. macrumors 6502

    Mar 14, 2011
    Nope. Try it,
    If you have cookies set to always you can reach it... :)
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Aug 9, 2006
    New Orleans ✈ WesŦward
    It works for me. try the above suggestions
  6. thread starter macrumors member

    Sep 3, 2012
    For those that can access the full site, what do your safari settings look like?

    I already had the cookies set to always. I even disabled and enabled it back and restarted safari like you said but I'm still stuck with the mobile site no matter how many times I click full site.

    I'm always stuck with this link
  7. macrumors 65816


    Oct 5, 2006
    London, United Kingdom
    There are a few websites out there that see Safari on iOS string and do not allow you to view anything other than the mobile/tablet version of that page. Very frustrating!
  8. macrumors regular

    Mar 9, 2012
    You could always try the JTV app. It's $4.99 though. Otherwise try the suggestions that have been listed above.

    Justin TV
  9. macrumors 68030

    Jan 20, 2010
    Or just use Chrome. You can use it to request the desktop version, which has never failed for me.
  10. macrumors 601

    Feb 9, 2011
    Or any browser that allows you to specify the user agent.

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