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Mobile Phone / iPhone / PDA Detection and Style Assignment
Mod Version: 1.0.0, by dartho (Coder/Designer) dartho is offline
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vB Version: 3.7.x Rating: (49 votes - 4.78 average) Installs: 955
Released: 17 Mar 2008 Last Update: 17 Mar 2008 Downloads: 4196
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This add-on will detect most mobile phones, iPhones, PDAs and other mobile browsing devices and automatically for the user to a specific vBulletin style.

What can it do?
Detects most mobile phones and force the user to a specific style (users will not be able to select other styles from a mobile device with this add-on installed). If you have multiple styles installed which are optimized for small screen mobile devices, iPhones, WIndows Mobile devices you can assign a specific style to each of these groups.

Whilst designed with mobile device users in mind, you could also assign styles to self defined browsers. For example you can assign an alternative style to Internet Explorer users whilst Firefox users get the default style. You could also assign an alternative style to Google or Yahoo spiders.

0. Install styles which you wish to assign to Mobile/PDA/iPhone users - some links will appear at the bottom of this post
1. Download the product file
2. Install via Product Manager
3. Configure options via vBulletin Options, Mobile Device Detection (should appear at end)
4. Start browsing from your mobile device!
5. Click "Mark as Installed"

If upgrading from a previous 3.5 or 3.6 version, you will need to uninstall that and the install this one.

To uninstall simply uninstall the product - there are no database changes or additional files.

Styles released on vBulletin which you can use:
Dartho's Mobile, Cell, Phone, PDA, iPhone Style for vBulletin 3.7 (<-- yep, that's mine)
ElForro's iPhone / iPod Touch Optimized Style
Zachery's vB Lite Style
vBMechanics Mobile Alabama Style

Due to the stripped down nature of these mobile styles, you will find that most for 3.5 and 3.6 will work quite happily on 3.5, 3.6 & 3.7 although additional features introduced in vBulletin in recent years such as Social Groups, Blogs and Photo Galleries will not show well on a small screen. All should display your actual forums well.

3.6 Version can be found here

Marked as Beta until I get some feedback, and 3.7 goes Gold

Release Information
1.0.0 Initial release for 3.7 ported over from 3.6.8 version

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Old 27 Apr 2014, 01:34
dartho dartho is offline
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You'd have to check for screen resolution or something other than useragent alone. This doesn't do that
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Old 19 Mar 2015, 14:52
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viper357 viper357 is offline
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So I just got this message from Google

Dartho, If I install this mod along with a mobile theme, will it solve the above issue?

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Old 19 Mar 2015, 14:53
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viper357 viper357 is offline
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Sorry, this should have been in the 3.8 thread, but nevermind.
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