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How to Detect Mobile Devices using jQuery

you can use this minified jQuery snippet to detect if your user is viewing using a mobile device. If you need to test for a specific device I’ve included a collection of JavaScript snippets below which can be used to detect various mobile handheld devices such as iPad, iPhone, iPod, iDevice, Andriod, Blackberry, WebOs and Windows Phone.

Example Usage:

if(jQuery.browser.mobile)
{
   console.log('You are using a mobile device!');
}
else
{
   console.log('You are not using a mobile device!');
}

Detect iPad

var isiPad = /ipad/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());
if (isiPad)
{
  ...
}

Detect iPod

var isiPod = /ipod/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());
if (isiPod)
{
  ...
}

Detect iDevice

var isiDevice = /ipad|iphone|ipod/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());

if (isiDevice)
{
  ...
}

Detect Andriod

var isAndroid = /android/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());

if (isAndroid)
{
  ...
}

Detect Blackberry

var isBlackBerry = /blackberry/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());

if (isBlackBerry)
{
  ...
}

Detect WebOs

var isWebOS = /webos/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());

if (isWebOS)
{
  ...
}

Detect Windows Phone

var isWindowsPhone = /windows phone/i.test(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase());

if (isWindowsPhone)
{
  ...
}

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