Request the Desktop Site of a Mobile Website in Google Chrome on HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Sid Bedekar, Eng, Anonymous

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to request the desktop site for a website on Google Chrome on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone On by pressing the power button located on top of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen and at the bottom, we will see these icons here.
    It is one of these icons that we need to access as we need to open up the applications folder.
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    To do that, we need this icon located at the bottom of the home screen and in the middle.
    We can see that there is a grid made up of white dots. Press down on this icon and it will open up our applications folder.
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    In this folder, we need to find the Google Chrome application.
    We can see that there is the Google Chrome icon which is a big circle made of up of different colors and underneath it says the word "Chrome". Your Google Chrome application may be in a different position in this folder. Therefore, you will need to find it and press down on it once you have done that.
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    In order to show you how to request the desktop site of a website, we need to find a website.
    We have one set up here already and we are going to press down on it. You can search for one using the search bar or if you have one already available, just press down on it and this will allow us to enter the webpage.
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    If we want to see the desktop site of a website, we can press down on the icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
    We can see that there are three small black dots in a vertical line. Some webpages have a different setups and styles for desktops. Obviously, a desktop is a lot bigger, it has more power and it has specific websites. There are websites specifically for mobile phones as well.
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    Then we need to scroll down until we see the "Request desktop site" option.
    There is a box next to it so press down on that box. It is going to put a check in the box.
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    As we can see, the website has changed.
    There are different features at the top, the images have changed and it is a lot different because it is not setup specifically for mobile. This site is designed for desktops. If we are used to the desktop site, then we may want to use this feature.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to request the desktop site of a website in Google Chrome on an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or the process that you have seen in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below and we shall answer them for you.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Sid Bedekar, Thor

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