changing Iphone's user agent string

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by darcness, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. darcness macrumors newbie

    Aug 30, 2008
    Some sites refuse access to Safari users, like, 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. supertoto macrumors newbie

    Jul 29, 2008
  3. davedelong macrumors member


    Sep 9, 2007
    Right here.
    With the site you mention above, I think it'd be a lost cause, because:

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