Whatsapp web thinks I'm using Chrome on Windows?

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Whatsapp web thinks I'm using Chrome on Windows?

Post by Protegent » 2019-11-18, 15:17

I'm using whatsapp web on my pc (Linux, Palemoon 28). I wouldn't be that surprised if it showed Firefox, but what it has to do with Chrome?

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Re: Whatsapp web thinks I'm using Chrome on Windows?

Post by vannilla » 2019-11-18, 17:58

There is an user agent ovveride for the whatsapp site.
This means that Pale Moon is faking itself as a different browser so that the website doesn't break.

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Re: Whatsapp web thinks I'm using Chrome on Windows?

Post by hujan86 » 2019-11-20, 08:08

Protegent wrote:
2019-11-18, 15:17
I'm using whatsapp web on my pc (Linux, Palemoon 28). I wouldn't be that surprised if it showed Firefox, but what it has to do with Chrome?
WhatsApp Web won't load if it detects browsers other than Chrome, FF and Microsoft's. The user agent override is necessary.
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