iPhone / iPad: How to request desktop version of a website on iOS 9


Safari, the default browser in iOS, is doing a respectable job at providing Apple fans with a pretty good web-browsing experience. Though it's relatively feature-less when you put it next to an Android browser, Safari will certainly give each and every one a run for their money in terms of performance and ease of use.

Back when Apple made the jump to iOS 7, Safari was given a facelift, mainly providing a more minimalistic look, removing some of its “buttons”, hiding their actions behind context-based gestures. A good example for this is the “request desktop version” function, which is meant to force your iDevice to load a full version of a website, instead of the often limited mobile one. Said function was hidden a bit too well – here's our guide on where to find it (works for iOS 7 and iOS 8). It seems that Apple has decided to move it yet again in iOS 9 – here's how to find it:

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