Support Play flash videos on the web

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bhappyharsha, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. bhappyharsha

    bhappyharsha Well-Known Member
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    Hi,

    I am trying to play flash videos or sites (Metacafe - Online Video Entertainment - Free video clips for your enjoyment) with flash on by tab 2. But all I see is a missing plug in icon and nothing works. Chrome or other browsers that keep saying they can play flash videos also did not help!

    What do I do? Should I just give up hopes on playing those videos from the sites?
     

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  2. GregoryJ

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    Have you downloaded the flash plug in?
     
  3. AnciusD

    AnciusD Well-Known Member
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    Also, I think Chrome for mobile does not support flash, so you have to use the stock browser or another one. That's what I ended up doing.
     
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  4. StarScream2109

    StarScream2109 Well-Known Member
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    This is true Chrome does NOT support flash
     
  5. BadWolf47

    BadWolf47 Active Member
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    Firefox works good for Flash.
     
  6. vosg

    vosg Well-Known Member
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    You need the plugin and a browser that supports it.
    Plugin https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adobe.flashplayer&hl=en
    Browser: I recommend Boat browser.
     
  7. artistasur

    artistasur Active Member
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    Hi bhappyharsha
    Since August 15 Adobe stop support for Flash player beyond Android 4.0 you won't be able of install the plugin from GooglePlay
    Here you have a solution for this.
     
  8. bhappyharsha

    bhappyharsha Well-Known Member
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    Even stock browser just says no plugin.
     
  9. bhappyharsha

    bhappyharsha Well-Known Member
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    I downloaded this apk file but it says "can't open file" When I click on the downloaded app. I've enabled install from unknown sources.


    Please help
     
  10. artistasur

    artistasur Active Member
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    For me this apk works perfect, I could install it at the first try under Android 4.0.3.
    Please send me a private message and I will send to you a new apk by email.
    The latest I could save is Flash Player 11 1 115 17.apk
     
  11. AnciusD

    AnciusD Well-Known Member
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    You have to go into Settings to allow non-Market apps install.
    Settings >> Applications >> Unknown sources. After you install, you can go back and disallow again until needed.
     

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