cant play internet games on my device?

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  1. bigjoncoop

    bigjoncoop Well-Known Member
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    I just went to check out some internet games and all the sites I goto its says they don't have any games compadable with my device.

    is it really my phone or the browser I'm using?
     

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  2. hark8751

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    You'll have to give some more details about your situation.

    Remember that the typical online games you might play on a desktop or laptop computer are Flash based, and Flash support on Android was discontinued a while ago.

    Generally, you can get games from Google Play or other app stores, but these are apps that run naively on the device (ie. not through a browser). There are probably some web games that would work on a mobile device, but it really depends on what website you were trying to use.
     
  3. nickdalzell

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    Adobe Flash Player is so out of date it needs to be replaced ASAP and folks need to stop fawning over it. on a tablet it was slow, and graphics quality poor. however, if you so desire to play those little flash-based games ala Facebook, there is a free solution in Google Play known as 'Photon' it is a web browser that even supports Flash in Jelly Bean, albeit as i stated on a tablet is seriously laggy, and the graphics are nowhere near the quality of a laptop computer, and controls are a bit glitchy, which is probably why it was discontinued. good riddance to bad programming, i say, Flash needs to be where Java has been for ages. other games such as Candy Crush Saga have superior app-based versions in Google Play as well.
     
  4. bigjoncoop

    bigjoncoop Well-Known Member
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    its all good.

    I figured it was because of flash.
    didn't really care any way. just wondering. my wife was.trying to play em.
     
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!
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    you can install flash if you like. there are plenty of flash apk's floating around the net, just google it. download the apk and then use a file manager like astro or es file anager and install the apk and you will have flash.
     
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  6. DragonSlayer95

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    Throwing my 2 cents in, make sure you download from a trusted site :)
     
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  7. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!
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    good point. i can use that $.02.....thanx:p:D
     
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