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This is a simple mobile web browser for PC, to view mobile web sites in PC( Windows).


This code guides you to change the User Agent in any browser.

This is a simple mobile web browser for PC. To view mobile web sites in PC (Windows):


Mobile version of Browser (Mobile-browser). Browsing like if you're on your Mobile Device supports various USER-AGENTS for browsing like (iPhone, Nokia Windows Phone, Android, Google Chrome, Firefox). This is simple mobile web browser for PC/windows

You can now open any mobile website in PC like Facebook, YouTube. Google, etc. Client/User agents are Android, iOS, iPhone, iPad, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 7, IE8 WP8, update will be coming soon adding some new user agent, and changing UI & improve performance and remove bugs. Required .NET Framework 3.5 or 4.0  

Screen Shots  



Using the Code 

The code is so simple, when we change the user agent the file urlmon.dll works and it change the user interface of any website to their mobile format. Note: Your have to add the following reference to import the DLL file:

System.Runtime.InteropServices; and urlmon.dll  file  
// Created by Sumeet Gehi
// Windows Forms
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace MobileBrowser
    public partial class Form1 : Form
        [DllImport("urlmon.dll", CharSet = CharSet.Ansi)]
        private static extern int UrlMkSetSessionOption(int dwOption, 
                  string pBuffer, int dwBufferLength, int dwReserved);
        const int URLMON_OPTION_USERAGENT = 0x10000001;
        public void ChangeUserAgent(string Agent)
            UrlMkSetSessionOption(URLMON_OPTION_USERAGENT, Agent, Agent.Length, 0);
        //Create string for user agents 
        string and_40 = "Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.0.4; DROID RAZR Build/6.7" + 
          ".2-180_DHD-16_M4-31) AppleWebKit/535.19 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/18.0.1025.166 Mobile Safari/";
        string iphone_30 = "Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_0 like Mac OS X;" + 
          " en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile/7A341 Safari/528.16";
        //  string iphone_60 = "Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 6_1 like Mac OS X)
        //          AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10B143 Safari/8536.25";
        string ipad = "Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; CPU OS 5_1_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit" + 
          "/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9B206 Safari/7534.48.3";
        string and_23 = "Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.2; fr-fr; Desire_A8181 " + 
          "Build/FRF91) App3leWebKit/53.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/533.1";
        //  string motorola_razr_40="Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 4.0.4; DROID RAZR
        //   Build/6.7.2-180_DHD-16_M4-31) AppleWebKit/535.19
        // (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/18.0.1025.166 Mobile Safari/";
        //  string htc_23 = "Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.3.4; en-us;
        //    ADR6300 Build/GRJ22) AppleWebKit/533.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/533.1";
        // string chrome_24 = "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64)
        //    AppleWebKit/537.17 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/24.0.1312.57 Safari/537.17";
        string chrome_13 = "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0) AppleWebKit/535.1 " + 
          "(KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/13.0.782.112 Safari/535.1";
        string ie_8 = "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.0; " + 
          "Trident/4.0; Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1) ; .NET CLR 3.5.30729)";
        //   string ie_10 = "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 10.0; Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; Trident/6.0)";
        string ie_10_win8 = "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 10.0; Windows Phone" + 
          " 8.0; Trident/6.0; IEMobile/10.0; ARM; Touch; NOKIA; Lumia 920)";

Create function for when user hit Enter then navigate to the URL that in TextBox

// Create function for when user hit Enter then navigate to the URL that in TextBox
private void TextBoxUrl_KeyDown(object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
    if (e.KeyCode == Keys.Enter)
        MessageBox.Show("You press Enter");

When user click on GO button 

private void toolStrip_GoButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
       if (radioButton1.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", 
                   null, "User-Agent: {0}" + and_40);
           // TextBoxUrl.Text = webBrowser1.Url.ToString();
            labelurl.Text =Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsolutePath);
        else if (radioButton2.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", 
                   null, "User-Agent: {0}" + and_23);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri);
        else if (radioButton3.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", null, 
                   "User-Agent: {0}" + iphone_30);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri);
        if (radioButton4.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", 
                 null, "User-Agent: {0}" + ipad);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri);
        else if (radioButton5.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", null, 
                    "User-Agent: {0}" + chrome_13);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri);
        else if (radioButton6.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", 
                   null, "User-Agent: {0}" + ie_8);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri);
        else if (radioButton_WP8.Checked == true)
            webBrowser1.Navigate(TextBoxUrl.Text, "_self", 
                  null, "User-Agent: {0}" + ie_10_win8);
            labelurl.Text = Convert.ToString(webBrowser1.Url.AbsoluteUri)
    catch(Exception exce)
        MessageBox.Show("have an error occured","Error!");

Other Buttons  

private void toolStrip_FwdButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

private void toolStrip_BackButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
private void toolStrip_RefreshButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

private void toolStrip_StopButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
 private void closeToolStripMenuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

Files Include

  • urlmon.dll in bin/
  • size: 1.0mb

This article is only for beginners to how to change User interface (user agent) in any web browser


This is my second article/tip. I know it has many mistakes. I hope to make my next article better than this. 

next update will be coming soon  


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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Comments and Discussions

Questionsource code file link broken Pin
Tridip Bhattacharjee6-Nov-14 20:43
professionalTridip Bhattacharjee6-Nov-14 20:43 
GeneralMy vote of 2 Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan1-Nov-14 6:51
professionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan1-Nov-14 6:51 
GeneralMy vote of 3 Pin
Albert van Peppen27-May-13 0:14
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GeneralMy vote of 2 Pin
maq_rohit24-May-13 8:46
professionalmaq_rohit24-May-13 8:46 
GeneralRe: My vote of 2 Pin
Sumeet Kumar G25-May-13 8:46
Sumeet Kumar G25-May-13 8:46 
thank you sir for your feedback
this was my Uni project i submitted over 1 year ago & now uploaded to code project,
and now I'm working on it & trying to improve...
if you have any suggestion please comment here or mail me

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