5 Replies Latest reply on Mar 25, 2013 8:57 PM by flyingtoastr

    Web url changes from "www" to "m" in Nook HD Browser

      When I manually type a web address like "http://www.example.com" it changes to http://m.example.com. Then I get a "Page Not Found" error. I'm using a Nook HD v 2.06

       

      What's happening, and how can I get the Nook browser to accept what I type and not change it?

        • Re: Web url changes from "www" to "m" in Nook HD Browser
          jamartMF
          Not sure how to get it to stay what you put in but the m is for mobile. A lot of major sites now provide these sites for better viewing on mobile phones and tablets. What browser are you using? I use the dolphin browser and have not had any problems. Good luck.
          • Re: Web url changes from "www" to "m" in Nook HD Browser
            Schwa

            Tap on your settings cogwheel

            Tap on Browser Settings

            Tap on Advanced on the left side

            On the right side, tap to checkmark Desktop Mode

             

             

            Now your browser won't try to force mobile sites.

            You're welcome.

             

            edit: semitech beat me by 50 seconds, lol

            • Re: Web url changes from "www" to "m" in Nook HD Browser

              I am experiencing the same issue and it's really annoying.  And I have to say that I don't know why this thread issue is marked as SOLVED because it's not (sorry Schwa - but you still deserve Kudos for posting the settings information).  Changing the settings to try and force the browser to NOT let a site change to their mobile view does not work - at least not so that it prevents this problem from continuing to happen to the OP and to me and to many others, I'm sure.

               

              What DOES work for me - but it's only a work-around - is that when I hit a site that decides it wants to show me it's crippled mobile view (even though I may have had the same site open in another tab in normal view), I open a brand NEW tab and go to the site on that one.  The site will open in normal Desktop mode in the new tab.  And I do have my settings config'd to force the Desktop version of webites by default.

               

              SOLVED would be if the B&N development crew would get off their arses and actually provide some relevant and way overdue fixes to issues like this and several others that folks here mention, and ones that I am beginning to experience for the first time that are really making me angry at B&N.  The way they react to issues you'd think they've got only one lonely little developer tech somewhere chained in a closet and who is only allowed to code on every other Free Friday in months without the letter R.

               

               

                • Re: Web url changes from "www" to "m" in Nook HD Browser
                  flyingtoastr

                  BFH-CA wrote:

                  I am experiencing the same issue and it's really annoying.  And I have to say that I don't know why this thread issue is marked as SOLVED because it's not (sorry Schwa - but you still deserve Kudos for posting the settings information).  Changing the settings to try and force the browser to NOT let a site change to their mobile view does not work - at least not so that it prevents this problem from continuing to happen to the OP and to me and to many others, I'm sure.

                   

                  What DOES work for me - but it's only a work-around - is that when I hit a site that decides it wants to show me it's crippled mobile view (even though I may have had the same site open in another tab in normal view), I open a brand NEW tab and go to the site on that one.  The site will open in normal Desktop mode in the new tab.  And I do have my settings config'd to force the Desktop version of webites by default.

                   

                  SOLVED would be if the B&N development crew would get off their arses and actually provide some relevant and way overdue fixes to issues like this and several others that folks here mention, and ones that I am beginning to experience for the first time that are really making me angry at B&N.  The way they react to issues you'd think they've got only one lonely little developer tech somewhere chained in a closet and who is only allowed to code on every other Free Friday in months without the letter R.

                   

                   


                  Again, this has everything to do with web developers grabbing client data to display the website and less to do with your jihad against BN.