It happens because old Blogger's mobile templates only support Webkit-based mobile browsers, including Android Browser, Chrome for Android and iOS, and Mobile Safari, but not all versions of Blackberry or Symbian.
Then what mobile browsers are supported by the Blogger mobile templates?
What is Webkit
WebKit and the WebKit logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
Google Chrome and Chromium- the open-source project behind Google Chrome, is using WebKit at the core.
What mobile browsers are Webkit-based?
Here's a list of the mobile browsers based on Webkit, therefore supported by Blogger mobile templates:
- Maxthon Browser (Freeware)- for Android and iPad
- Atlantis- for all POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Red Hat/Fedora Linux
- BumperCar- a browser designed for kids, for Mac
- Element Browser- for Mac
- Chrome/Chromium (Google)
- KidsBrowser- a browser designed for kids, on Mac
- LeechCraft- Cross-platform (Linux, Windows)
- Iris Browser- for Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Qt Embedded
- Midori- for all GTK+ 2 platforms
- OmniWeb- for Mac
- osb-browser (Nokia)- Available for all POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Linux
- Safari (Apple)- Safari is Apple's own browser
- surf - on Linux
- Web Browser for S60 (Nokia)- for Nokia S60
Redirect the mobile visit manually
To make your mobile visitors to go to the mobile blog, you can simply add a link (of your mobile site) at the top of blog front page, so they can click on it and go. For details, check my previous post "What's the Mobile Blog Web Address for Blogger (blogspot) ?"
What's your experience with the mobile browser and Blogger mobile templates?