To watch the desktop version of YouTube in Safari on iPhone, tap the “AA” icon in the address bar and select “Request Desktop Website.” In Chrome on Android, tap the three-dot menu and choose “Desktop Site.”
Do you prefer to use the YouTube desktop site on mobile? If so, we’ll show you how to use the platform’s desktop site in Safari on iPhone and Chrome on Android, as well as Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
It will use the built-in options of your mobile web browser to load the YouTube desktop site. No need to download or install any third party app.
View YouTube desktop site in Safari on iPhone
Safari allows you to view Facebook and any other site in its desktop mode in just a few steps.
First, launch Safari on your iPhone and open YouTube. When the site loads, tap the “AA” icon in the address bar.
From the menu, select “Request Desktop Website”.
Safari will reload your site, allowing you to see your desktop mode.
View YouTube desktop site in Chrome on Android
To access the desktop version of YouTube, launch Chrome on your Android phone. In the browser, go to the YouTube site.
In the top right corner of Chrome, tap the three-dot menu and choose “Desktop Site.”
View the YouTube desktop site in Firefox
Firefox offers the same options as Chrome. First, launch Firefox on your phone. Then open the YouTube site.
When the site loads, in the top right corner of Firefox, tap the three-dot menu and choose “Desktop Site” (Android) or “Request Desktop Site” (iPhone and iPad).
Your browser will reload the page, allowing you to see the desktop version of the platform.
View the YouTube desktop site in Edge
If you are an Edge user, launch the browser on your phone. In the browser, load the YouTube site as you normally would.
When YouTube launches, tap the three-dot menu on the bottom bar of Edge.
In the opened menu, select “View desktop site”.
And this is how you can enjoy the desktop version of YouTube without being on a desktop computer.
Did you know that you can reverse the above so that Chrome accesses the mobile version of a site on a desktop computer?
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