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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 04:30 PM

Is there a way to keep my Android phone from periodically reverting to the mobile mode?

I've tried to use it in that mode, but if there are any advantages, I've yet to spot them.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 05:53 PM

Try clearing your browsing history and cache.  Also make sure your cookies and "remember from data" are checked off under the privacy and security tabs.


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Posted 10 November 2014 - 06:21 PM

Will that keep me off all mobile sites?

I don't want to.

Just Slotblog's. LOL.


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Posted 10 November 2014 - 06:46 PM

On my cell the mobile mode always comes up. I have to select the full mode at the bottom of the page.


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Posted 10 November 2014 - 08:05 PM

I don't believe it should effect the other sites. I am automatically directed to the mobile sites as well.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 09:36 PM

I think most if not "all" sites that have mobile versions automatically detect what you are browsing on and kindly select "mobile" version for you. To view the full sites you have to select it . 

The mobile version of the Blog is pretty quick & easy to navigate :)  Don't know of any advantages?



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 10:06 PM

Paul,
Send me a PM.
It doesn't need to have any significant content.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 10:27 PM

Paul,
That's the reason I prefer the PC version.

My bookmark is "View New Content".

In the mobile version, there isn't any notification of a PM on the page.

Just on the other "10 square" page that requires going to,to check.

If I bookmarked that page, then it's another step to View New Content.

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 10:35 PM

I get ya :good: 

 

I've just gotten used to clicking on that little square in the top right of the mobile where it displays the little red number for message received/waiting , as you say the other 10 square page.



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 10:47 PM

It's one more step.

I can use that time to navigate the goofiness of the Road & Track site. Lol

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 10:53 PM

It's one more step.

I can use that time to navigate the goofiness of the Road & Track site. Lol

 

:laugh2: This is true.



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Posted 10 November 2014 - 11:02 PM

Lots of good stuff on it, but I'm not sure of the point of the random shuffle.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 10:50 AM

Hey Greg,
Now that you're back, any solution to my minor problem?

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:10 AM

Mike,

 

Since I am a cellphone Luddite and use an archaic non-smart flip-phone, I'm pretty stupid when it comes to cellphones. Let me see what I can find out for you.


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 11:14 AM

Mike,
 
See if this link will help you to do what you want:
 
How to Disable the Mobile Version of a Website on Your Phone

 

The instructions for Android are below the ones for iOS.


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#16 MSwiss

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:18 PM

Thanks, Greg.

 

Very simple. I should of been able to find it myself.

 

It also now gave me full access to fonts, size, and emoticons when I post.

 

Somehow, just clicking "Go to PC site", didn't.

 

So how long did it take you to master opening up your flip phone?  :)


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:21 PM

Why is there an ad for Interstate Batteries when I use the forum through Taptalk?


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:27 PM

That's cold, Mike...
 
I practice with it every day and I think I am finally getting the hang of it, actually.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:29 PM

Why is there an ad for Interstate Batteries when I use the forum through Taptalk?


No way for me to answer that, Tony. What you see is a syndicated ad feed that I have no control over...

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:46 PM

OK thanks...

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:52 PM

It turns out it still wants to go back to the mobile version once you close the window and then go back to the site.

 

I think the secret might be to never close the window.


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Posted 19 November 2014 - 12:52 PM

I see that battery ad, too.

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 03:54 PM

Sounds like it's not saving history. Do you have your phone set to private browsing?

Since I usually browse Slotblog only at work. (In my spare time I have better things to do) I always use the mobile app and it works fine. LOL

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Posted 19 November 2014 - 04:26 PM

No.

 

NBD.

 

I'll deal with it.


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