mic_888 · May 2, 2011 at 06:00 am

Permanent Change For US WiFi Xoom – Desktop UA String

Many readers will know that in the Android browser, settings can be changed on the User Agent string in order for your Android browser to identify istelf as a desktop browser whilst surfing the web.

This involves opening the web browser, typing in ‘about:debug’ in the address bar and hitting Go. You then need to go into Settings and manually amend the UAString option to identify itself as Android or Desktop.

XDA forum member insty became frustrated with having to do this every time, hence the XDA member has patched up the US WiFi Xoom to make this a permanent change.

The package is a CWM flashable package and the XDA member has also included the stock framework should you want to revert back.

For more information and to download the zip, check out the modification thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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