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Support my froyo problem... flash not working. anyone else? help pls

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rjjr2531, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. rjjr2531

    rjjr2531 Well-Known Member
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    When using stock browser, it closes automatically when going to a full site or one with flash. When going to the same site with dolphin, it opens but there is a green download box. Maybe I need to uninstall flash beta... any thoughts?
     

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  2. WaSTeLaNd

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    There is an official 2.2 error thread, you probably have more luck there finding answers, also I read someone did a hard reset and iy fixed the problem hope this helps buddy
     
  3. VGPOP

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    You need to do a hard reset. I had same problem and it fixed it.

    Everything will be wipe out, though.
     
  4. eric3316

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  5. rjjr2531

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    thanks! Last question, how do I do hard reset?? Sry, but thanks again
     
  6. twospirits

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    Here.

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  7. eric3316

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    Thanks, but I was asking what site the OP was looking to open so I could test it out.....
     
  8. eric3316

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    Power off phone then volume down and power button. Will bring up a menu where you can clear storage.
     
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  9. twospirits

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    Oh, lol ok never mind. :D
     
  10. jgalan14

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    mm yeah it work nice tip bad thing is all your stuff gets erase but is good tho
     
  11. BillsKnight

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    I didn't have,to do a hard reset. I installed Adobe's flash app from the market. Killed my browsers. Went to ESPN, and clicked the green arrow place holder in one of the flash areas, and flash is working great!
     
  12. VGPOP

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    The problem there is that it shouldn't come to that. You don't need to click on flash content to make it work. It should load flash without the triangle, and that's what hard reset does.
     
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  13. IXIShogunR1

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    i just turned off javascrip for now and it works just no flash
    a hard reset is not something i'm looking forward too getting all my apps back
     
  14. badankles

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    same problem here. i think it's a problem for those of us that installed the rogue flash 10.1 on our unrooted 2.1 OS a few weeks past (has it only been a few weeks? wow).

    i believe the hard reset would work because it would remove that unsupported flash (among other things), but i'm going to try first downloading the "official" froyo flash 10.1 from the market on top of this one. then, i can set my browser plug-ins option back to always on.

    this problem would have shown up even if we waited for the "official" release next week.
     
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  15. eric3316

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    I find my device always works better after a hard reset of a major update. Clears out some of the left over junk that might be getting in the way. Rather do it right from the start then wait to find problems. Using Appbrain definitely makes installing your apps a lot easier after a hard reset.
     
  16. BillsKnight

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    A little more info:
    In the Dolphin Browser system settings (Menu->More->Settings->System Settings),
    Changing the Enable Plugins option to Auto makes it so that you don't have to click the green arrows to enable flash.
     
  17. BillsKnight

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    Also, Installing Flash and rebooting (SOFT) seemed to be enough for the built-in browser.
     
  18. rjjr2531

    rjjr2531 Well-Known Member
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    hard reset did the trick...dont know if any other solution would have worked...
     
  19. securis

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    You shouldn't need to hard reset, just restart your phone then it should work again. Worked for me anyway. Also it seems (just a guess) that it may have to do with changing the default browser. I think it occurred after I made Dolohin the default. Now after I rebooted Flash is working great in default browser again. It may have just disabled the plugin. While it wasn't working I noticed that in the applications Flash's "Force Stop" button was greyed out. Either way it just doesn't seem like the Flash 10.1 plugin and really most browsers just aren't rock solid yet. Pretty close though.
     
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