To view the desktop version of YouTube in Safari on iPhone, tap the AA icon in the address bar and select Request Desktop Website. In Chrome on Android, tap the three-dot menu and select “Desktop site”.
Want to use the YouTube desktop site on your mobile device? If so, we’ll show you how to use the platform’s desktop site in Safari on iPhone and Chrome on Android, as well as Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
To load the YouTube desktop site, you’ll use the options built into your mobile web browser. No need to download or install any third-party apps.
View the YouTube desktop site in Safari on iPhone.
Safari allows you to view Facebook and all other websites in their desktop mode in just a few steps.
First, launch Safari on your iPhone and open YouTube. When the site loads, tap the “AA” icon in the address bar.
Select “Request Desktop Site” from the menu.
Safari will reload your site so you can view it in desktop mode.
View the YouTube desktop site using Chrome for Android.
To access the desktop version of YouTube, launch Chrome on your Android phone. Go to the YouTube website in your browser.
Tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner of Chrome and select “Desktop Site”.
Check out the YouTube desktop site in Firefox.
Firefox offers the same options as Chrome. First, launch Firefox on your phone. Then open the YouTube website.
When the site loads, tap the three-dot menu in the top-right corner of Firefox and select Desktop Site (Android) or Request Desktop Site (iPhone and iPad).
Your browser will reload the page, allowing you to see the desktop version of the platform.
View the YouTube desktop site using Edge.
If you are an Edge user, launch the browser on your phone. Load the YouTube website as usual in your browser.
After launching YouTube, tap the three-dot menu in the bottom bar of Edge.
Select “View Desktop Site” from the menu that opens.
This way you can enjoy the desktop version of YouTube without being on your desktop computer.
Did you know that you can reverse the steps above to make Chrome access the mobile version of a website on your desktop computer?
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