How to access irctc mobile site from your computer
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Two weeks before irctc launched mobile site for train booking. But when
I try to go https://www.irctc.co.in/mobile from my pc its redirect to
usual site. The problem is they are checking the request coming from
mobile or computer in server side using user agent and if its from
mobile allowed otherwise its redirected to ordinary site.
So here is the fix :)
- absolutely a pc
- Mozilla Firefox
- User Agent switcher add-on
- Open Firefox
- Download and Install the User Agent switcher add-on from
- Change the User agent to iPhone 3.0 by Go to Tools
- Now open the https://www.irctc.co.in/mobile in Firefox
- Yeah you are done. cheers...!!!
User Agent switcher:
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How irctc looks in firefox:
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Advantages of mobile agent:
- Firstly its very fast.
- Easy to book. Just three clicks.
- No more asking password again and again
- No more session expired / timeout page :D
- Do remember you can only book 5 transactions per month through
mobile irctc site.
I tried in mobile still redirect to ordinary site..?
How can I change the user agent in google chrome..?
To change user agent in google chrome check this video tutorial
But for that you need
chrome 17 version. To find out which chrome you are using type
" in address bar then enter. If you have chrome version
16, wait for 17 to be stable otherwise try beta version.
Is this irctc hack..?
No. Its just a browser hack..!!! you can see any mobile website using
How to use this mobile site..?
Its shows me a blank page..?
Last few days I am also getting blank pages. That website is seems to
be down. Even its shows error page when I tried from mobile device. No
fix for this :-) check this
its down or not
My Firefox is does not support for this add-on..?