How to open Facbook full site desktop version on iPhone & Android devices?

Most of the times it happens that you are looking to open Facebook full site in desktop version mode on your iPhone, iPad or Android devices, but you are not able to do so just because Facebook automatically detects that you are using a mobile phone to browse the website.

Hence, it automatically redirects you to mobile version page on your browser to give you a better browsing experience. Most of the Facebook features are not accessible on mobile view and therefore we need to switch to desktop version to use those features, but many people are not aware how to open Facebook in desktop mode on our mobile phones.

Facbook full site desktop version on iPhone 7 Android devices

Previously I had posted on how to know if your friend has blocked you on Facebook. Many people were searching for this issue and this post has resolved their issue. I would recommend you also to read this article as it is really helpful.

Today in this post I will show you the steps which you need to take to open Facebook full site in desktop version on your iPhone, iPad and Android device.

But before that let me tell you that this post is going to get updated in future, so don’t forget to subscribe to my email list to get latest updates in your email and bookmark this post for future reference.

First I will show the methods for iPhone, iPad and iOS users. If you are an Android user then you can skip this part and continue reading from the method for Android users:-

How to open Facebook Full Site Dekstop Version on iPhone, iPad, iOS Devices?

There are several ways by which you can open Facebook Full Desktop version site on iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices. I will list all the steps. You can use any method which works with your phone as follows:-

1. Changing Facebook Url:-

Facebook Desktop Site(i) In this method, you have to normally login to your Facebook account using web browser of your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or other iOS device.

(ii) Once you have logged in to your account, you will get the mobile version of Facebook, i.e. “m.facebook.com”. Just change the url to http://www.facebook.com/home.php in address bar of your browser and tap go.

This method will open the full desktop version of Facebook on your iPhone, iPad or iOS device as shown above in the image.


2. Using Safari Browser:-

Facebook Desktop Version on iPhone AndroidIn this method you need to have a Safari browser, if you don’t have Safari browser then you will have to download it from the Apple store. This method has an option to request desktop site. Follow the steps mentioned below:-

(i) Open www.facebook.com on your Safari web browser. Once the site is opened you will be redirected back to mobile version as usual. Don't worry and follow the next step.

Facebook Desktop View on iPhone Android(ii) Here you have to use Safari settings as per iOS version installed on your phone. If you are using latest iOS version such as iOS 9 or higher version then follow these steps:-

iOS 9 or latest version users: Tap on share button as shown in the image highlighted in red color in the right.

You will get the option to Request Desktop Site as shown in the image on the left. Just tap on Request Desktop Site and you will get the desktop version of Facebook in no seconds on your iPhone, iPad or iOS device.

iOS 8 or old version users: If you have an iOS 8 or older iPhone / iPad devices, then follow the steps mentioned below:-

Tap the facebook.com Url in your address bar.
Facebook Desktop Mode on iPhone, Android

You will notice that the text is highlighted and bookmark options had appeared on your browser. 

Just swipe down and locate Request Desktop Site option as shown in the image on right.

When you had found this option simply select this option or tap on it to open desktop version of Facebook on your browser.

So by using these methods you can simply open full desktop version site of Facebook in Safari browser.

3. Using iTunes Apps:-

There are several applications available on Apple iTunes store to give you a desktop experience of Facebook. One of such famous apps is 
Facefull for facebook full site desktop version app by Simone Morellato.
You can download this app from the iTunes store and start using it instantly.

So these were the three methods through which you can open Facebook desktop version on your iPhone, iPad or iOS devices.

Now I am going to show several methods for Android users to open Facebook full site in desktop view on Android devices.

How to open Facebook full site desktop version on Android devices?

I will show you two method to open FB full desktop site on Android mobile phones. The first method includes use of Google Chrome browser to open desktop version and in the second method we will change the Facebook url to access desktop version. Both the methods are described as follows:-

1. Using Google Chrome or any other good web browser

How to open Facebook full site desktop version on Android phoneYou need to have Google Chrome or any other good web browser installed on your Android phone before implementing this method. If you don't have it, you better download it from Google play store and install it on your phone.

(i) Open your web browser and login to your FB account through www.facebook.com. Once you have logged in to your account you will automatically get redirected to the mobile version of Facebook, i.e. m.facebook.com

(ii) Don't worry, just tap on the 3 dot icon as shown in the image on the right highlighted in red color.

How to open Facebook full site desktop version on Android phone(iii) Once you have tapped on the 3 dot icon in the top right corner of the screen, you will get a menu as shown in the image on the left side.

Simply locate Request desktop site in the menu. See example image on the left, this option is highlighted in red color.

Once you have located the Request desktop site option, just check the box to the right of this option. Once you have checked this box and tapped it Facebook will automatically reload the page in desktop mode and you will be able to browse the desktop version of the site.

If the page doesn't reload then refresh it manually using the Refresh button at the top of the browser and enjoy desktop mode.

So this was one method through which you can open Facebook in desktop view.

Now I will show you another method.

2. Changing URL of FB on browser of your Android Device

This is one of the most easiest method to open FB full site in Desktop version on your Android phone. 

(i) Simply login to Facebook using any web browser on your Android phone. Once you have logged in to your account FB will automatically detect that you are using an Android phone and redirects you to it's mobile version website.

(ii) Now what you have to do is once you have logged in to your FB account, you have to type http://www.facebook.com/home.php in address bar of your web browser and tap Go. This will enable to use the desktop version.

(iii) Alternatively you can bookmark the FB desktop link mentioned above so that in future it's easy to access the desktop version.

So these were the methods to open Facebook full site desktop version on Android devices, iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices. Do let me know through comments how this post has helped you.

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