How to change your UserAgent in Chrome or Firefox (gif!)

Every browser has a UserAgent attached to it. Any website you go to gets this information through the request headers.

request headers example

This enables the server to cater to your browser and take into account what technical bits work and what don’t. This is hard to read, but there are guides. But even if you can read them they are unreliable, because it’s super easy to fake. Here’s how.


gif tutorial for chrome


gif tutorial for firefox

Krister Viirsaar