iOS 8 Tip: make Mobile Safari load the desktop version of a website

Mobile versions of websites can be great because they trim out the extras for efficient viewing on a phone or tablet, but sometimes you want all of the features. It’s easy to load the full website on iOS 8’s Mobile Safari, but you need to know where to look.

  1. Tap the address bar. You may need to go to the top of the web page for it to show.
  2. Pull you bookmark list down
  3. Tap the newly revealed “Request Desktop Site” button
  4. You may now browse the desktop or “full” version of a website until you close the tab or visit a new website.