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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by llanita, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. llanita

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    I have downloaded and installed Flash Player according to the google search results I found on installing it. I can see it in my Apps folder. I have a Nexus 10 4.4.2 v tablet.

    However, when I try to view videos from a recipes site, and I click on the play arrow, nothing happens, so I really don't know why or what is going on. None of the recipe videos on any of those recipe sites work. Are they not Flash also?

    I am also able to view videos on YouTube.

    I am now unable to view flash videos. Have uninstalled and reinstalled flash, but now I get the message that says that adobe flash is needed to view the videos. I have installed the latest flash version from adobe for the 4.0 versions of android.
    thanks
     

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    First you need a browser that is flash capable. Such as boat browser, there are quite a few others too. Now with boat browser I have found you need to disable request desktop site for it to work properly with flash content.
     
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    I use Firefox and have followed their instructions on how to do it, but obviously I'm doing something wrong because I can't view them.
    I downloaded the last version for android in the archives, maybe if I download the previous version? I am frustrated with this.
    Thanks for the response
     
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    Wasn't this work around no longer possible on kit kat?
     
  5. llanita

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    How do I found out if I have kitkat or not? I have scoured the web and viewed instructions on how to use flash with firefox, and apparently it works for a lot of people, but not for me.
    I can view YouTube vids, so shouldn't I be able to view flash too?
     
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    Android 4.4 is kit kat, so you are on that version. I don't think YouTube uses flash.

    Not sure about the Firefox thing, have you tried dolphin browser?
     
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    Youtube and many other sites use HTML5 now. I'd petition the video host to use it.
     
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    Apps > Settings > About Tablet ... your current software version will be listed under 'Android version'.
     
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