I hate the mobile view on Safari!

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by jollygoodamy, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. jollygoodamy macrumors regular

    Jul 8, 2011
    I use Safari on my iPod Touch very often and I hate using the mobile versions of most websites. Especially fanfiction.net. Going to the bottom of a page and clicking "View Full Version" for a page is stressful. Is there a way to stop or disable the mobile view? Any help would be awesome :)
  2. infowarfare macrumors 6502

    Really? That's stressful for you? How do you survive out in the real world if something as simple as this is "stressful" to you? Just asking...
  3. macingman macrumors 68020


    Jan 2, 2011
    Get atomic web browser and change the setting for browser identification to "Desktop Safari".
  4. Tech Elementz macrumors 6502

    Jul 7, 2011
    Is a simple interface becoming harder to use now a days? I always thought simplicity was always easier. Guess not.
  5. androiphone macrumors 65816

    Dec 13, 2009
    can you not just bookmark the full version of the site??

    ie go to the website, the mobile view loads, scroll down and click 'Full site', wait for it to load and then bookmark it
  6. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

    Jan 16, 2008
    Bristol, UK
    Often mobile sites remove functionality to provide "simplicity" - that's not always good.
  7. pchipchip macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2011
    If your iPod is jailbroken you can get a UAFaker SBSetting toggle that lets you toggle between safari thinking that you are on a mobile device or a desktop version.
  8. wikus macrumors 68000


    Jun 1, 2011
    Planet earth.
    Use Opera, its way better. It also gives you the choice of flash. Oops, sorry thats Android. Opera should be available for iOS though, it too gives you the choice to view pages in either mobile or full site mode.
  9. Zwhaler macrumors 604


    Jun 10, 2006
    +1 for Atomic Web, fullscreen mode on it is great too.

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