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Not possible to view desktop site on mobile device
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Most mobile sites have a footer link that allows viewing the desktop site even from a mobile device. Failing that the mobile browser functionality (request desktop site) can simulate this. The phabricator site however does not allow for this.

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Qgil triaged this task as Lowest priority.Nov 8 2014, 12:13 PM
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Why do you want to do this?

Phabricator has no separate desktop/mobile sites, but a single site with a responsive UI.

For the things that aren't available on mobile. E.g. Bulk task editing.

And access to the upload screen, which isn't easy to find on mobile.

Qgil added a comment.Nov 9 2014, 9:50 PM

These features that are not available on "mobile" would not be functional on "desktop", because they are the same and one. Therefore, even if you could trick Phabricator and make it display the desktop UI in your mobile device, that functionality would not work. This leaves us no reason to provide desktop UI on mobile. I propose declining this task.

The root of the problem is to provide this functionality in mobile:

Qgil closed this task as Declined.Dec 8 2014, 11:09 AM
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