User agent strings are identifications when connecting to a webpage on a server. Server, when giving response for a webpage request, verifies the identification and gives information as per that. So, there are possibilities that server will give different information when try to connect with two different user agent strings. Below are some popular strings integrated in the application.

Applications’ Default

  • BeeBot/1.1

Googlebot-Mobile/2.1 (Feature phone)

  • SAMSUNG-SGH-E250/1.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1 UP.Browser/6.2.3.3.c.1.101 (GUI) MMP/2.0 (compatible; Googlebot-Mobile/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)

Android (Samsung Galaxy S3)

  • Android (Samsung Galaxy S3)

Android (Samsung Galaxy Tab)

  • Android (Samsung Galaxy Tab)

Bingbot/2.0

  • Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing.com/bingbot.htm)

YandexBot/3.0

  • Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; YandexBot/3.0; +http://yandex.com/bots)

Yahoo! Slurp

  • Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/

Safari

  • Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_7_3) AppleWebKit/534.53.11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1.3 Safari/534.53.10

iPhone/Safari iOS

  • Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/420+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0 Mobile/1A543 Safari/419.3

iPad/Safari iOS

  • Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; U; CPU OS 3_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.21.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.4 Mobile/7B334b Safari/531.21.10

Googlebot/2.1 (Smartphone)

  • Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 6_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10A5376e Safari/8536.25 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; +http://www.google.com/bot.html)

Googlebot/2.1

  • Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)

FireFox

  • Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:6.0a2) Gecko/20110613 Firefox/6.0a2

Chrome

  • Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/14.0.815.0 Safari/535.1

To select a user agent string of your choice there is an option in Spider menu which let you do this. See the image.

user agent location

This option provides user a panel to select user agent of choice.

user agent strings

Read More:Custom Robots and User Agents

About Ahmad Ali

Ahmad is the co-founder and CEO at Webbee Inc. He’s been working as a digital marketer for past few years and has worked with some notables names across different industries. He is also the creator of Webbee SEO spider, one of the most advanced SEO spider tool on the internet.

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