Firefox for Android only displays the desktop version of gmail rather than mobile.

Android only question.

I prefer to access gmail via a browser rather than the gmail app. Tests of other browsers on Android (Chrome and Dolphin) I see that they display a mobile-specific version of the gmail Web site.

Firefox for Android only displays the version of office on my Nexus 7 (5.1 runs Android 2012) - and therefore more difficult to read and use. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

Pinellas Chuck

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What I'm going to describe is difficult to type, so I hope that you can open this page on your tablet.

Select (0) and copy the following text on your Tablet if possible to avoid the excesses of type:

general.useragent.override.mail.google.com Android; Tablet;#Android; Mobile;

The forum linkifies this first part, but it is not supposed to be a link.

(1) open a new tab to Subject: config (type about: config the Awesomebar and hit the arrow go or tap Enter).

You can bookmark it for easy future access.

(2) in the search box, type agen and make a pause while Firefox filter list

(3) scroll down to the bottom and look for a preference named general.useragent.site_specific_overrides and confirm that it has its default value true. If it is set to false, press the reset button for it back to true.

(4) scroll back up and press the big button "+" to the left of the search box to add a new parameter

(A) the name of the preference must be general.useragent.override.google. com (for all Google sites) general.useragent.override.mail.google. com (for Gmail only)

If you type this, beware of the correction automatic insertion of spaces and be sure to remove those.

If paste, remove the part after that.

(B) on the right side, type Boolean and in the popup, change it to a String

(C) the value of the preference should be Android; Tablet; #Android; Mobile; -in other words, substituting Mobile for Tablet.

If you type, pay attention to the excess spaces.

If gluing, remove the preference name and extra space before this part.

(D) then click on create

If you open https://mail.google.com/ must now use the mobile layout.

Success?

Edit: To clarify the name of preference options.

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