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.


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.


To check and verify your User-Agent string setting, visit this web page which also shows your public IP address, geolocation on Google Maps and few other settings.

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 If you find this extension useful, please rate it 5-stars on Chrome Web Store.

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Posted by Arpit Gupta

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5 Responses

  1. Kapri says:


    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.

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