Warning for people using Flash for 2.1 before getting the 2.2 update


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  1. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    i thought i would just put this out there since it hasn't really been talked about much and the new update is suppose to hit tomorrow.... i know it buried in a couple threads

    but if you were using the Flash for 2.1 uninstall it before doing the update tomorrow

    i had it on my phone and didn't uninstall it like i planed to and my browser would crash on any flash, i fixed it with the new 2.2 flash from xda

    but yeah once again just a heads up for people that didn't know

    Edit to add:
    here is the link for the 2.2 flash that fixed my problem for anyone that is having the issue or might have the issue

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=6565807&postcount=12

    installing this on my phone fixed the problem and i didn't have to do a hard reset like some have had to do
     

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  2. Barats

    Barats Well-Known Member

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    How do you uninstall it?
     
  3. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    under settings > applications > adobe flash
    then it should give you an option to uninstall it from your phone
     
  4. MrPassion

    MrPassion Well-Known Member

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    I actually uninstalled it because it didn't work very well. Most sites still did not work with flash. Your experience? Hopefully the official release will work.
     
  5. music_pharoah

    music_pharoah Well-Known Member

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    I updated to Froyo on the 30th and didn't uninstall my flash player. Seeing your post I decided to test it out. So, I went to the adobe flash site, and it successfully booted up the flash that sates "successfully installed" and spins the flash "F". So, I don't know what problem your phone is having, but it has nothing to do with uninstalling it...at least from what I can tell. Can you provide me a sample website I can try out to test these crash issues?
     
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    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    my problem is fixed now, and i'm not saying every phone will have the issue if they have the flash for 2.1 i'm just giving a warning so people know that it can happen

    i just went to a buch of diffrent webpages that have flash adds and stuff and when it loaded the flash it would crash the browser

    mostly forums with heavy flash, i gave up after that
     
  7. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    yeah i left it on there but i didn't really see a big diffrence over the flach lite that HTC had on there
     
  8. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    and i added a link to the first post with the file that fixed my phone
     
  9. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    im bumping this since it seems the flash problem is still there
     
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    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    yeah i went on "standby" mode LOL after i saw that the OTA was out so i could help with this issue..... it was really fustrating to me when i had to deal with it so i've been watching the threads
     
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    I was watching the threads also. Now I am good to go.
     
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    The best part is when you soft reset your device, THE PROBLEM COME BACK. Enjoy! The only fix is to hard reset your device.
     
  15. cabbie

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    I noticed flash crashing Dolphin today then saw this thread. I went into the app manager to uninstall Flash and noticed it wasn't there. I did have it before but somewhere along the way of flashing Fresh3.0beta3 somehow I lost. Went into Settings->Applications and not there either.

    So I downloaded the apk from the xda link posted above, transferred over and attempted an install...said install failed. Im befuddled. I'll try routine things like rebooting etc to see if that works.
     
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    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    really?
     
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    Ok, so silly me, I didn't read the forums first, but it downloaded 2.2 today and surprise, my browser is crashing on any flash content. I did download the XDA flash, but I don't have an uninstall option anywhere... Anyone got any ideas for me?
     
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    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    damn it, i just tested it a couple times trying diffrent things...... that sucks so far... still looking for a way to make it stick
     
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    Confirmed :( Flash was working with that apk, untill I restarted my phone.
     
  21. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    i'm looking..... but i can't find any answers and i just killed my whole browser cache to see if that would fix it.... no go
     
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    Any idea on if backing up the device - hard reset - restore will recreate the issue?

    If not, what program does everyone recommend?
     
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    holy hell im tired of hard restoring. sigh. but will if i must. im crossing my fingers that the new fresh rom will make this unnecessary, he's releasing it to donors very soon.
     
  24. IXIShogunR1

    IXIShogunR1 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    well..... 3 hours later..... i've done everything i could look up and find..... but no matter what it would always break again after a power down......
    full factory reset and i seem to be ok... i'm about to check again as i type this.....

    add........... so far so good


    now a fix for people that don't want to restart and wait to see if there is a better option is you can just use a file manager and reload the flash .apk when you wanna use flash ..... or set flash to on demand so it won't crash your browser


    this is really bad news.... i was trying to avoid the factory reset but its the only thing i could find to permently fix
     
  25. cabbie

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    are you rooted or stock?
     

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