Facebook social media site is built in such a way that there are desktop and mobile version of the website. When you choose to visit Facebook on your computer you will see the Facebook desktop full site but when you visit Facebook on mobiles such as Android, iOS and Windows phone you will see the Facebook mobile site. However, you cannot view the Facebook full site using the Facebook lite app when you login to your Facebook account.
Basically, when you login to Facebook using your phone browser, the Facebook algorithm will display Facebook mobile site rather than the desktop version since you are accessing the platform using a mobile phone. But, there is a feature in all browsers that transit a mobile web to desktop version rendering a full website mobile on request instead of the browser default mobile interface.
There is no basic requirement to view a Facebook full site on your Android phones and iOS devices. Once you login to your Facebook account using your Facebook password and username through a browser, your Facebook account will load with the URL “m.facebook.com” meaning that the page is loaded from mobile. To change it from mobile to full site, there are two ways; you can either edit the page URL changing the “m” in “m.facebook.com” to “www” to give “www.facebook.com” and click the arrow button on your phone keyboard to load a desktop and full website on mobile.
How do I get Facebook Desktop Version on my Android
Facebook value mobile so much so they are not ready to lose a user for any reason, either genuine or counterfeit. However, Facebook is ready to make sure users are able to access their Facebook account on mobile as well as on PC. Meanwhile, with the same privilege for both phone users as well as computer users.
Without using a Facebook-lite app or Facebook messenger app you can access your Facebook messages as well as change Facebook mobile site to a desktop site using any mobile browser of your choice.
However, below is a complete guide on how to access your Facebook account desktop version on Android phones, iOS devices, and on Windows phones.
Things to Avoid When You Want to Access Full Facebook Website on Desktop
You must have heard about Facebook touch or touch Facebook either from the internet or from a friend. However, what Facebook touch does is that the moment you change your Facebook account from mobile version on your phone to computer version on your phone and you click either the Facebook logo or your account profile picture you will be taken back to Facebook mobile version.
This implies that you have to follow the process you will learn below to re-access Facebook full site on your mobile phone again. However, the two things you should avoid doing when using the Facebook desktop version on mobile are:
1. Do not click your profile picture so that you will not be taken back to Facebook mobile
2. Do not try to click the Facebook logo when you want to move back from an upfront page to your previous page rather use your Android phone or iOS phone back button.
How to Access Facebook Full Site on Mobile Browsers
There two known way to access a Facebook full website on mobile phones without using a third-party app. The two ways are just basic. It requires you login to a Facebook account on any mobile browser of your choice and transits the mobile interface into a desktop look just like the way you access Facebook on computers.
1. Open any browser and login to your Facebook account using your Facebook login password and username.
2. Facebook will show a mobile version of your Facebook account but never mind here is how to change from mobile site to desktop site on your mobile.
3. Click the 3 dots to the upper right on your mobile browser and click “request desktop site”
4. Your Facebook account will reload your account page and change from mobile to desktop version.
Instantly you will notice that the “m.facebook.com” has changed to “www.facebook.com” on the browser’s URL.
How to Open Facebook Full Site on Mobile Browser
This approach is simpler and direct compared to the first method. Meanwhile, the two approaches gave the same result which is turning your Facebook mobile interface to a desktop interface on mobile using any browser.
The usual this is to login to your Facebook account visiting “www.facebook.com” or “facebook.com” on mobile but to achieve a full Facebook site, you need to be a bit diplomatic.
Instead of typing the usual Facebook homepage URL which is “www.facebook.com” on mobile that will take you to a Facebook mobile version on your phone just add this command “home.php” after the slant line and you will be taken to a full Facebook website rather than a mobile website on your phone.
Note: If you always want to access your Facebook full site on mobile make sure you access your Facebook account through “http://www.facebook.com/home.php” and this will take you to the request page.
Meanwhile, it is not necessary to bookmark the Facebook desktop mobile URL since the first approach is handy and it doesn’t require any fundamental knowledge. It’s DIY guide.