Want to use the Facebook desktop view in your mobile/Tablet ? Then this post is for you . We all are indeed social animals and in order to communicate with others , the Facebook application plays a vital role. Facebook is a social networking giant which is is very popular among all age groups. We love to use Facebook and its features regularly.
But sometimes when we change the platform (device) i.e. when you start using the Facebook application using your mobile phone, the interface is quite different. Precisely when we use the web version of the Facebook , we can easily navigate to to all the options and we can further make use of all the inherent features that comes along with the FB application.
Sadly when we open Facebook in our mobile, it will by default direct us to open the mobile version of the Facebook (i.e. m.facebook.com) which is limited in features and functionality .
No worries folks , as this post majorly deals with the various methods of accessing the desktop version of your favorite Facebook application in your mobile device (Android or iPhone). So just sit back back and proceed further.
For simplicity , we have divided this post into two sections . Firstly , we will explore the steps to access the web version version of FB application in your Android mobile and we’ll further dive into the steps required for different browsers separately .
In the second part we’ll understand the steps required to open Facebook full site (web version) in your iOS device with different browsers . So without wasting any further time , let’s jump into the steps now .
Some quick tips that you may find useful before you jump into the steps :
1. Firstly log out from your Facebook application in your mobile
2. If in mobile after following the below steps still you are directed to the mobile version again and again , then try in the incognito mode or the browsers which can block websites trackers (for example, DuckDuckGo) with ‘desktop mode’.
3. Do remember to clear cache and cookies for the FB app in your mobile .
How To Open Facebook Desktop Version On Your Android Phone/Tablet ?
The mobile version is precisely very limited in features and functionalities . The mobile version of Facebook application mainly displayed as m.facebook.com in the URL of a mobile/tablet device .
This is basically the optimized version of the the web version of the FB application for mobile viewers. With any Android OS phone, there are basically two ways by which you can access the desktop version of Facebook in your mobile. The first way is:
1. In any of the browser , just go ahead to open the search bar and type the the url as https://facebook.com/home.php
The above URL will right away direct you to open the desktop version of the Facebook in your mobile device. This is the easiest one of the two ways that we gonna discuss here . Now let’s see the second method to access the desktop version in your mobile.
2. If you find no luck with the above mentioned url , now we will discuss about all the different types of browsers that you may already be using to access the Facebook application in your mobile.
Note : Do keep in mind that despite of using the steps here , if still you have been directed to the mobile version of Facebook site , then you have to just go ahead and clear the cookies , cache and all your browsing history for the Facebook site in your mobile device for that particular Browser.
How To Access Desktop Version Of Facebook In The Chrome Browser Using Your Mobile ?
In the Chrome browser you can simply open the web version of the facebook application in any mobile device. For this you have to tap on the setting menu (that is the three vertical dot present at the top right corner of mobile screen ,in your chrome browser)
Then scroll down and search for the option Desktop site , then tap on the option to select the check box . Now you can view the Facebook application in the desktop mode .
Note : If you still can’t able to access the desktop version , then you can surely use the incognito mode in your chrome browser, or you can even try clearing cookies and cache from your browser completely .
How To Access PC View Of Facebook In The Edge Browser Of Any Mobile/Tablet ?
The steps are pretty same in the Edge browser . So if you are in Edge browser then simply tap on the quick menu settings i.e. the three vertical dots present at the top right corner of the browser screen . Then tap on the option view desktop site.
Note : If this doesn’t work , then you can anytime go ahead and try hitting the url mentioned earlier i.e. https://facebook.com/home.php in the browser search bar .
How To Access Desktop Version Of Facebook In Any Default Browser in Mobile ?
If you are using any other default browser in your mobile , then the steps are very similar as mentioned above . You just need to type on the setting or menu button which is mostly present at the top right corner of your browser screen. Then you need to select the option i.e. desktop mode (or anything related to this option) .
How To Access Desktop Version Of Facebook In iPhone/iPad ?
In iPhone or iPad (any iOS device) the steps are pretty similar as we did in the case of Android device above . But here the option or the settings menu is different .
So in iPhone or in any iOS based device if you are using a Chrome/Edge/Firefox/UC browser etc , you can easily follow the same steps as given in the previous section . (just tap on the settings menu i.e. mostly the three vertical dots/lines present at the top right corner of the browser screen)
Now if you want to use the Safari browser , then you need to select the desktop mode . So let’s see how you can choose the desktop mode to view the facebook application in your iPhone/iPad .
Open the Safari Browser , then you put the URL for Facebook i.e. facebook.com and then it will show you or direct you to the mobile version of the Facebook .
Now tap on the share icon present at the top right corner then with in the share options , just search for the the option that is request desktop site.
Option must be present towards the end as you go/search towards the right in the options list . Once selected , then you can view the desktop version of Facebook in your iphone/ipad .
Note : You can anytime try accessing the url i.e. https://facebook.com/home.php for viewing the desktop version of facebook in your iPhone device .
Hope you really like the steps to view the facebook full site in your mobile device . Stay tuned for more interesting stuff in this series .