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How to make websites open Desktop instead of Mobile in Android 4.2

Description: This guide explains how to set the internet browser to open desktop versions of websites instead of the mobile versions in Android Jelly Bean 4.2.

  1. Open the Internet Browser.
    Android Internet Browser Icon
  2. Touch the three vertically stacked squares at the top right hand corner.
    Stacked Squares for Settings
  3. Touch Settings.
    Android Settings
  4. Touch Advanced.
    Android Advanced Settings
  5. Touch Always request desktop site. A check means desktop versions will open, no check means mobile versions will open.
    Android Settings Request Desktop Site
  6. Websites will now open the desktop version instead of the mobile version.