Google to change smartphone user-agent of Googlebot from iPhone to Android on April 18th

by Barry Schwartz
Google announced on the Google Webmaster blog that on April 18, 2016, they will be updating their user-agent for the smartphone Googlebot crawler. The user-agent will change from an iPhone user-agent to an Android user-agent, but it should have no impact on 99% of all web sites, says Google. Here is the new Googlebot smartphone user-agent that kicks in on April 18, 2016: Mozilla/5.Read the full article