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Change User Agent String in iOS Without Jailbreak

by mitchb13 / March 22, 2012 3:17 PM PDT

So I spent an entire weekend trying to figure out how to change the User Agent string that Safari uses so that I could view desktop versions of websites. I know there are a few other hacks, but I wanted something cleaner.

You can do it by modifying a backup file, then restoring it using iBackupBot. I wrote up a tutorial on how it's done here.

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