Chrome – Set iPad as User Agent

In Chrome, you can set the user agent to iPad such that the web server will return the view which is shown in iPad. Just add the user-agent parameter

1. Right click the Chrome shortcut on desktop and select property

2. Add the following parameter in the target field just like the following

  • C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe -user-agent=”Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; U; CPU OS 3_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.21.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.4 Mobile/7B334b Safari/531.21.10″

3. Start the Chrome and try the Gmail interface for iPad user.

you can also directly type the command in command prompt to start a specific Chrome browser which is set with iPad as user agent.

Done =)

Reference: iPad User Agent String


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