How to change user agents so that you can view “Members Only” areas and get access to extra content this is only meant for other browsers (such as Internet Explorer)
There are two ways to change user agents for Firefox
The first way is to download the User Agent switcher and switch your the user agent. Just download this extension. Then to change your user agents all you do is
By default it has only 3 different options (Internet Explorer 6, Netscape and Opera), however you can always add more.
For example you might want to add the Googlebot 2.1 user agent… (when you use this user agent you can get into “member only areas” of quite a few sites) You can do this by
where it says “Description” and “User Agent”.
The rest can be left empty. Then just click on OK. After that all you need to do is change your user agent and get access to “Member only” stuff on various sites on the net.
If you don’t want to download user agent switcher then you can also do this:
In the adderss bar type in
Then scroll down till you find (you can also use the filter feature)