The mobile version of Facebook is optimized for mobile devices and offers an interface similar to the Facebook mobile app. The desktop or web version offers more features and a robust experience. Mobile browsers load the mobile version of Facebook by default, but you can force it to load the desktop version.
Follow the steps in the section below to access the desktop version of Facebook on your iPhone and iPad. Instructions are provided for Safari and popular third-party web browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge).
Access Facebook desktop version in Safari
If Safari is your primary browser, here’s how to load the desktop version of Facebook.
- Open Safari and select Facebook on the browser homepage.come in facebook.com If you can’t find Facebook in your Safari bookmarks, in the address bar
- Log in to your Facebook account.
- Tap. aA Click the address bar icon to select Request a desktop website It’s in the Safari menu.
This method works for iPhones running iOS 13 and later versions. For iOS 12 and earlier, refresh Click icon to select Desktop site request in a popup.
- Safari should load the desktop version of Facebook when the web page is refreshed. Change the URL in the address bar to: web.facebook.com (Also www.facebook.com/home.php) if Safari keeps loading the mobile view of Facebook. This will force Safari to load the desktop version of Facebook.
- To return to the mobile version, aA Click icon to select Request mobile website.
Safari on iPadOS 13 (or later) loads the desktop version of any website by default.come in facebook.com (Also fb.com) in your browser’s address bar will load the web version of the site.
iPhones and iPads running iOS 12 and earlier will only load the desktop version of any website on request. Luckily, there is a way to set the Safari browser to always open websites in desktop mode.
open the iphone setting Open the app, scroll down to “Website Settings”, Request a desktop website. Tap. all websites Toggle and reload Facebook in Safari.
Access Facebook Desktop Version in Google Chrome
Open Facebook in your Chrome browser, menu icon in the bottom corner.choose Desktop site request Option to open the desktop version of Facebook.
Unlike Safari, you don’t need to be logged into your account to access the desktop version of Facebook. To restore the mobile version, menu icon Choose. request mobile site.
Access Facebook Desktop Version in Mozilla Firefox
Open Firefox on your iPhone or iPad and go to Facebook. Tap. menu icon In the bottom right corner, scroll down and select the option Desktop site request.
Firefox may load the mobile version of Facebook even though it asks for the desktop version. If the URL in the address bar starts with “m.facebook.com” or “mobile.facebook.com”, web.facebook.comThis will force Firefox to load the Facebook desktop site.
Access Facebook desktop version in Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge also gives you the option to access Facebook and other websites in desktop format. Open Facebook in Microsoft Edge, menu iconchoose View desktop site.
go to web.facebook.com If you keep getting the mobile version of Facebook after requesting the desktop version.
Enjoy a complete desktop experience
Unlike the iPad, the iPhone has a smaller screen area. Viewing the desktop version of Facebook in landscape improves the experience on iPhone. If you turn your iPhone sideways, it will turn sideways.
If the screen doesn’t rotate when you turn your iPhone sideways, disable portrait lock.
Swipe down from the top-right corner of your iPhone and tap vertical lock Control center icon. If your iPhone has a Home button, swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to tap vertical lock icon.
Then open Facebook in your web browser and turn your iPhone sideways. Your browser can now display more elements of Facebook’s desktop site on your screen.