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User-Agent is not being send + midlet

Michael Hubele
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Joined: Dec 17, 2005
Posts: 182

I am trying to use to grab the user-Agent then display it on the a phone.

However I noticed when the midlet connection to my website application no user-agent is sent and I don't understand why.

Here is my code:

Here is my midlet code:

When I check the debugger of my app only 2 header fields get sent to it.

2. host

That's it nothing else. I am not sure what I am missing.
Rashid Mayes
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Joined: Jan 11, 2006
Posts: 160
User agents are not required at a protocol level and, unlike microbrowsers are not default when using the low level API.

You can set the user agent header by using:


Some suggest using a User Agent based off the platform:


We usually create a user agent which includes the application name and version.

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