User-Agent Switcher and Manager

User-Agent Switcher and Manager

Spoof websites trying to gather information about your web navigation to deliver distinct content you may not want

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What is User-Agent Switcher and Manager?

User-Agent Switcher and Manager is an extension for the Edge browser that allows users to modify their 'user-agent' string to mislead websites about their browsing setup. It operates with a reliable two-factor method, and doesn't demand any resources when not in use. Users can set custom and per-site user-agent strings, randomize them and specify certain domains for spoofing. Compatibility covers a wide variety of operating systems and browsers, making it a versatile tool for maintaining online privacy and content control.

Stats date:
By: Bermet
Rating: 4.70 (23)
Version: 0.5.0 (Last updated: 2023-04-17)
Creation date: 2021-05-02
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • contextMenus
Size: 718.77K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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Usage example: You can alter your user-agent string to indicate you?re on a mobile device if you prefer seeing mobile versions of sites so they load quicker.


This extension allows you to spoof your browser "user-agent" string to a custom designation, making it impossible for websites to know specific details about your browsing arrangement.


  1. You can easily set custom "user-agent" strings from the toolbar popup
  2. The extension uses a two-factor technique to mimic your default "user-agent" string, which is the most reliable method
  3. The extension does not use any resources when it is not spoofing the user-agent
  4. The extension enables user-agent spoofing on specific domains only; it is conversely possible to exclude certain domains from spoofing. Check the Options page for more info.
  5. You can set per-site user-agent strings
  6. There is an option to randomize user-agent strings.
  7. It is possible to set user-agent string for a single window; you can have a separate user-agent string for each browser window
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Highly customizable
  • Easy to use
  • Useful for viewing unsupported formats
  • Bugs need to be fixed
  • Can mislead users with the interface
  • Reports of videos not playing in some instances
Most mentioned
  • Browsing in 8K resolution
  • Using on Bilibili platform
  • Switching to MacOS user agent
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Risk impact

User-Agent Switcher and Manager is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install User-Agent Switcher and Manager if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

User-Agent Switcher and Manager is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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