Mobile View Switcher

Mobile View Switcher

Switch to mobile view with one click via toolbar button.

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What is Mobile View Switcher?
'Mobile View Switcher' is a Firefox add-on that allows you to switch your desktop view to the mobile view of any website seamlessly. With a default view of an iPhone with iOS 13, you can customize it via an easy-to-use options page. With its toolbar button, you can enable or disable this feature instantly. Bugs will be promptly addressed through the bug report feature found on the add-on's homepage.
Merlin
Stats
By: Bernard
Rating: 4.16 (70)
Version: 0.1.5 (Last updated: 2022-07-30)
Creation date: 2017-11-12
Weekly download count: 256
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • *://*/*
  • contextMenus
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 34.16K
URLs: Website
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Summary

Mobile View Switcher is a lite addon that let you switch a website to mobile view. Default mobile view is iPhone with iOS 13, but you can change it from the options page.

Simply add a desired user-agent to change the mobile view to your desired one. There are many websites that offer user-agent strings for various devices. Simply copy and paste the desired one in the designated area in options page. Then reload any website to see the mobile view UI (while the addon is active).

Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to enable or disable the addon. Grey color for toolbar icon is when the addon is inactive and yellow color is for the active state. Simply click on the toolbar icon to switch states.

In order to report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon's homepage.

Review on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roegG--3InI

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Fixed reCAPTCHA issue
  • Handy for loading pages in a light mode
  • Simplified operation
Cons
  • Facebook opens in mobile view even when extension is disabled
  • User Agent settings are inconvenient
  • Some users report it not working
Most mentioned
  • Fixed reCAPTCHA issue
  • Works well for mobile web development
  • Some users report it suddenly redirecting to homepage with ads
Recent reviews
It fixed the bs going on with firefox desktop rn for me, I couldn't get past any re captcha before this beauty of a extention
by Delano, 2024-05-02

by Mypal User, 2024-03-26

by Mypal User, 2024-03-26
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Safety
Risk impact

Mobile View Switcher is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Mobile View Switcher if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Mobile View Switcher has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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