User-Agent Switcher Extension

The User-Agent Switcher is a tiny browser extension to easily change the default User Agent string of the browser. It supports Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and should work fine with other Chromium-based browsers. Install this extension from Chrome Store or Microsoft Edge Store.

This extension has few preset User-Agent strings like those of Firefox on Windows 10, Google Chrome on Android, Microsoft Edge, Safari on iPadOS, Google bot etc. Users can add a custom User-Agent string as well.

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How To Use?

Once installed successfully, you would notice extension’s icon on the browser toolbar as shown in the above screenshot. Click on this icon to change the User-Agent setting of your browser. The extension pop-up has the options to change browser’s User-Agent string and enter a custom User-Agent string, as shown in the above screenshot.

To add and use a custom User-Agent string, enter your desired string in the input box and click on the save button. Now, select the option “My Custom User-Agent” in the drop-down menu.

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To check and verify your User-Agent string setting, visit our tools page which also shows your public IP address, Do-Not-Track setting, Save-Data client hint request header setting and proposed prefer: safe HTTP header setting.

Available User-Agent Strings

The following user-agent strings are available with this extension. Moreover, users can also add one custom user-agent string.

  • Firefox on Windows 10
  • Chrome on Android 10 (Pixel 4)
  • Safari on iOS
  • Safari on iPadOS or macOS
  • Chrome on Chromebook (ChromeOS)
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Edge on macOS
  • Googlebot (Classic and Smartphone)

This tiny browser extension is very light-weight and handy. If you have any feedback or suggestion, feel free to leave a comment below or email us at browsernative.apps@gmail.com. If you find this extension useful, please rate it 5-stars on Chrome Web Store.


Posted by Arpit Gupta

Arpit maintains several browser-based tools including many popular extensions. Follow him on Twitter, or email at editor@browsernative.com.

6 Responses

  1. Kapri says:

    Works!

    Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks Arpit,

  2. Aries says:

    Hmmm…. i just installed and did not work at all. Does it really works in Windows 10?

  3. Kazetani says:

    it works!!

  4. George says:

    does not work at all in vivaldi with the chrome spoof

  5. Jared Thomas says:

    good extension. I like it for its simplicity and to-the-point approach.

    I have just one request: add more pre set strings like Safari on iPhone and more like it.

  6. Adwin Mark says:

    chromebook user agent string? please add it to the list. I’m using the following :

    Mozilla/5.0 (X11; CrOS x86_64 12499.20.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/83.0.4103.61 Safari/537.36

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