How To Use Full Facebook Site For Desktop From Phone

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To use the full Facebook site for desktop on mobile, you need to use Google Chrome on Android, go to www.facebook.com, and log into your account. 

It will show you the interface of the mobile site. You need to click on the three dots icon and then tick mark the square box next to Desktop Site. 

Then on the URL box, you need to enter web.facebook.com and visit the site. 

If it doesn’t change the view to desktop, you need to again enter web.facebook.com and then visit the website. The view will be changed from mobile site to desktop site. 

On iOS devices, you can use the Safari browser. You need to open the Safari browser and then go to facebook.com

Next, click on the AA button at the top left, and then click on Request Desktop Site. 

Then, enter www.facebook.com in the URL box to visit the website, and then enter the login credentials to log in to your account. Now, you’ll be able to view Facebook on the desktop site.  

To use the desktop site of Google Chrome on an iOS device, you need to open Google Chrome and then visit www.facebook.com.

Next, you need to click on the three dots icon and then click on Request Desktop Site. 

The website’s view will be changed from the mobile site to the desktop site. Then, log into your Facebook account

How To Use Full Facebook site for desktop from phone:

Try the following methods:

🔯 On Google Chrome – Android:

Try the following steps below:

Step 1: Open Chrome and Go to facebook.com 

If you use Google Chrome to open Facebook, you’ll have to go to www.facebook.com, it will open the mobile version of web Facebook.  But if you try to load the desktop site, you won’t be able to load the full site. 

Here are a few steps you need to perform to use the original Facebook site for desktop from a mobile device. You need to use the Google Chrome app for this method. Make sure that it’s updated to its latest version. If it’s not updated, then update the app from Google Play Store and then open it. On the URL box, you need to type facebook.com and then visit the website. 

type facebook.com

Step 2: Log into Account & Click on three dots icon

Once you get into facebook.com you’ll be taken to the login page of Facebook. You’ll be able to see that it will show you the mobile version of web Facebook and not the desktop version. You need to enter the login details on the login page correctly then click on Log In. You’ll be able to enter your account. 

login to your account

Next, you’ll be able to see that at the top right corner of the page, there is a three dots icon. You need to click on the three dots icon and it will show you a long list of options. 

click the three dots icon

Step 3: Tick the Desktop site 

As you click on the three dots icon, you’ll be able to see a list of options displayed to you. From the list of options, you need to find the option Desktop site which is the eleventh option in the list. Next to the Desktop site, you’ll be able to see a small square box. You need to tick mark the square box to open the desktop view. It will change the view of the site but it’s still the mobile site.

tick mark the square box desktop option

As web Facebook can be used from both mobiles and laptops, websites have been built in two different versions to make it easier for users to access any version they like to use. Some users feel that the mobile site of Google Chrome for Facebook is unsatisfactory or not very convenient to use which is why they prefer to use the desktop site. 

Facebook mobile desktop view

Step 4: Go to web.facebook.com

Even after marking on the Desktop site, the view won’t be changed to the original desktop site of Facebook, so you’ll need to click on the URL box at the top of the webpage and then enter web.facebook.com on the URL box and visit the website.

type web.facebook.com

It may not show the desktop site immediately, in that case, you’ll need to change the URL to web.facebook.com again, and then you’ll find that the view of the site has been changed to the desktop view and it will load the full site properly. 

Facebook web desktop view

As on the mobile site of Facebook, it is difficult to get certain options, it’s better to use the desktop site so that you can use Facebook web conveniently. 

🔯 On Safari – iOS:

Step 1: Open Safari & Go to facebook.com

On iOS devices, if you want to use the entire Facebook site for your desktop, you can use the Safari browser. You need to change the site view from mobile to desktop by requesting the desktop site on the Safari browser. 

But before that, you need to make sure that you’ve updated the Safari browser app from the App Store to avoid any kind of glitches in the middle of the process. 

You need to open the Safari browser on your iPhone and then you’ll be able to see the URL box. On the URL box, enter facebook.com on the box and go to the site. 

Step 2: Tap on AA option & Request Desktop Website

After entering the Facebook site, you’ll be able to see that it’s displayed on the mobile view and not on the desktop site. On the top left corner of the site, you’ll be able to see the AA option. You need to click on it and it will display a few options.

From the options listed, click on Request Desktop Website. Now that you’ve requested Safari to show the sites in desktop view, you need to move on to the next step to open Facebook in desktop view. 

request desktop website

Step 3: Open www.facebook.com in Desktop View

After requesting the desktop website, you need to click on the URL box of the browser and then enter www.facebook.com in the URL box. Next, you need to visit the website and it will take you to the official site of Facebook which will be displayed in the desktop view. You’ll be presented with the login page of Facebook. 

type www.facebook.com

The desktop view is much more convenient to use than the mobile view as it shows all the options and features just like it’s shown on the desktop. As mobile sites have limited and lesser features than desktop sites, it’s better to use the desktop site. 

Step 4: Log in with your credentials and it’s Done

After you’re presented with the login page, you’ll need to enter the login credentials of your account to get into your Facebook profile. Enter the email address or phone number on the first box correctly and then enter the password of your Facebook account on the second box. After you’ve correctly entered the credentials, click on the login button, and then you’ll be able to enter your account. 

login page

🔯 On Chrome – iOS:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and go to www.facebook.com 

You can also use the Google Chrome browser to get the entire Facebook desktop site. Use the updated version of Google Chrome. You need to open the Google Chrome browser and enter www.facebook.com in the URL box. 

type www.facebook.com

Next, you’ll be taken to the login page of Facebook but it will be displayed to you on a mobile site. 

Step 2: Click on three dots icon

To change the mobile site to a desktop site, you need to request the desktop mode to Google Chrome. At the bottom right corner, you’ll be able to find a three dots icon. You need to click on the three dots icon and then you’ll be presented with a few options in a white box. 

Step 3: Click on Request Desktop Site > Login into Facebook account

After clicking on the three dots icon, you’ll be able to get a list of options. You need to scroll down the list to find the option Request Desktop Site which is located below the Zoom Text option. You need to click on the Request Desktop Site and then you’ll be able to see that the mobile site has been changed to the desktop site of Facebook. 

request desktop site crome ios

On the login page of Facebook, you need to enter the login credentials correctly and then click on the login button to enter your Facebook profile. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Is it better to use the Facebook app or browser? 

It’s better to use the Facebook application rather than the web Facebook because it consumes less battery of the devices. The web version of Facebook consumes 39% more power. Even users have found it more convenient and easier to use the Facebook application than the web Facebook. As the app stores the data locally, it’s safer than using a web browser to access your Facebook account. 

2. What is Difference between m.facebook.com and www.facebook.com? 

As users use both smartphones and laptops to access their Facebook accounts, websites are also built differently. The regular or actual site of Facebook is www.facebook.com which shows the traffic from desktops and laptops but the m.facebook.com site shows the traffic from mobile devices. Normally, if you open Facebook on mobile, you’ll be taken to the m.facebook.com site. 

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