All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Old 02-04-2009, 07:55 PM
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Possible to mask the browser agent?

Hi!

Is it possible to mask the browser agent - to prevent websites from discovering that I'm on a cell phone?

Something like the agent switcher add-on for Firefox? http://chrispederick.com/work/user-agent-switcher/
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Old 03-04-2009, 08:52 AM
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Not as a phone-user without hacking the firmware (and how it is is possible or not depends on which phone).

Easest way is to use a proxy server that does it for you. Easiest way to do that, is to use a browser that already is integrated with the browser developer's proxy (e.g., Opera Mini, BOLT, Skyfire, TeaShark, andwhatnot).
 

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