A dedicated Facebook smartphone application for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone has been developed by Facebook, Inc.  Despite having a feature-packed smartphone application for Facebook, many users would prefer to use the full desktop version of Facebook on their phones.

Full Desktop Version Of Facebook On Android

In this article, two different methods for using the Facebook web version on an Android smartphone or tablet are discussed. 

Facebook Web Version Using Direct Link

The first and the easiest method for using the full desktop version of Facebook on Android is to use the Facebook desktop direct link. Ensure that you are logged in to your Facebook account on your smartphone.

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  1. Type “https://www.facebook.com/home.php” in a browser of your choice, then select “Go”.
  2. The full desktop version of Facebook will show up in the browser.

Full Desktop Version Of Facebook By Requesting Desktop Site

The next best way of accessing the non-mobile Facebook site on Android tablets is by requesting a desktop site from the web browser. Generally, Android browsers have an option to view the desktop version of the page built-in.

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facebook desktop version android

  1. First of all, open Facebook Mobile on any Android browser.
  2. If Google Chrome is being used, then press the menu button located at the upper-right corner and choose “Desktop Site“.
  3. In an instant, Facebook will reload and the Facebook desktop version n will emerge. 

Lastly, the UAString or User Agent String can be changed within the app settings to reflect a desktop browser. The last method will transform every web page you visit into the desktop version. 

If the above-mentioned methods didn’t work and you still can’t access the full desktop version of Facebook, then either clear cookies & cache stored on your browser or simply open Facebook in incognito mode.

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CONCLUSION

So this was a simple guide on how you can access the full desktop version of Facebook on an Android smartphone or tablet. If you face any issue while accessing the non-mobile Facebook site then do let us know in the comments section below.Facebook On Android