2.5. The x-wap-profile Header and the Profile Header -- Find the UAProf Document of a Mobile Device

UAProf (User agent profile) is an XML document that contains information about the features and capabilities of a mobile device. Very often the URL that points to the UAProf document of a mobile device can either be found in the x-wap-profile header or the Profile header, but in some cases it is located in other HTTP headers. Some example x-wap-profile headers and Profile headers are provided below:

Nokia 6230i:


Nokia 6230:


Openwave Mobile Browser 6.2.2:


We will provide more details about UAProf in the "Using UAProf (User Agent Profile) to Detect User Agent Types and Device Capabilities" section of this tutorial.

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