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Adobe Flash Player that works with 4.3?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rubejb, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. rubejb

    rubejb Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I know, I know, Flash on Android is dead.

    But my kid loves an app called Zoodles that has a bunch of vidoes and flash games. On Android 4.2 the app worked perfectly. But after upgrading to 4.3, the videos play fine but the games all crash after a few seconds of loading.

    I've installed a few different versions from here:

    Archived Flash Player versions

    But none seem to work. Does anyone have a working apk for 4.3? This is for the original 16gb N7 btw.


  2. John Bean

    John Bean Happy Wanderer

    You do realise that Chrome doesn't support Flash anyway? I haven't tried it on 4.3 but the most recent Flash (for Android) works fine on earlier Android versions - as long as you use a Flash-capable browser of course.
  3. rubejb

    rubejb Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    This isn't a browser issue.

    Zoodles is like a kid-friendly launcher. It locks down the device so they can only launch the apps I choose and has an easy to use interface. But it also contains some flash games that lock up if I try to run them on 4.3.
  4. John Bean

    John Bean Happy Wanderer

    Right. But don't necessarily blame Flash, it could be the app that's using Flash that is incompatible not Flash itself.

    I'd try Flash in a working browser to assess its (in)stability on 4.3 before condemning it, although you can't really win as there is no alternative currently available and Flash will never be updated if it no longer works.
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  5. rubejb

    rubejb Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Yeah, good point. I probably should test it in a browser.

    For now I'm just going to go back to 4.2 I think.
  6. sparksd

    sparksd Well-Known Member

    I haven't had any Flash issues in supporting browsers under 4.3 - sounds more like an app issue.
  7. NeoSabin

    NeoSabin Well-Known Member

    Sounds like it's the app. I was playing EteRNA on Firefox no prob earlier.
  8. Will Rickards

    Will Rickards Member

    I tried a bunch of browsers but only puffin worked for games.
  9. rubejb

    rubejb Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the responses. It does sound like an issue with the app. I've contacted their support and they're working on removing the flash content from it.

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