How to bring Adobe Flash back to your Android device, including the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10
1. _Bone_ posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:19 10 2
I love what the iPad 3 and 4 offer, but flash support (and the 16:10 screen cause of my media consumption) is why I'm buying the Nexus 10, even though it's shorter on GPU performance.
2. JeffdaBeat posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:23 8 7
...with all the features of a Nexus 10...you bought it for Flash support? Even with a huge amount of websites abandoning Flash or just coding things in HTML5? I've had an iPad 2 and a third gen iPad and I've not needed Flash a single time. Nexus 10 is awesome, but Flash shouldn't be the main reason to buy it. It's like buying a car with a cassette player...
4. _Bone_ posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:42 7 0
Only Flash content is here to stay for at least another 5 years unfortunately, and it is the main form of browser-based streaming, so the lack of it takes away a very large portion of browsing experience.
It's a tight race decided by who prefers what, plenty of reasons to go with the better tablication environment and the cassette-era aspect ratio of the iPad, similarly Flash and modern AR could decide it for others, can't go wrong with either.
7. AliNSiddiqui posted on 22 Nov 2012, 06:54 9 0
I don't like Flash any more than the next person but more than half of the internet uses it. A lot of websites display it and having it is not a luxury to me, it is a necessity. So I am glad that Android can do it. But I would've loved it if it were possible on my next favorite OS, WP8, don't really care for iOS though, at all.
9. _Bone_ posted on 22 Nov 2012, 07:23 7 0
... exactly. There's not a person who likes Flash, but that's what we got all over the internet, and I don't see the kind of content switching to HTML5 anytime soon, so yeah, Flash can be a deciding factor when competition is so close. I guess the exta $100 too, but we'll play that for the keyboard dock anyway.
11. Nathan_ingx posted on 22 Nov 2012, 09:16 0 0
Why is Google not selling phones with Flash pre-installed??? Doesn't make sense to me!
13. jroc74 posted on 22 Nov 2012, 10:46 4 0
Tell that to my kids mother that needed Flash for college work. Her professor used a website for the entire time. He used Flash. She was able to do school work at work with my phone.
Sometimes, it is what it is. Some of us just want or actually need Flash.
I wouldnt compare it to a cassette player. Flash is still heavily used. How many cassette tapes are available....
3. frydaexiii posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:24 0 0
I thought Dolphin disabled Flash by default in JB...The only way to get it working is by Titanium Backup.
5. sorcio46 posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:47 1 0
We are at Android Jelly Bean 4.2 and that crap Flash Player by Adobe is still optimized (is a big word) for 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich... Could Google bring it directly into Chrome like it is doing in its Desktop version?
6. Retro-touch posted on 22 Nov 2012, 05:54 0 2
Google abandoned flash from Android 4.1+ there's no way they'll bring it to chrome
10. ngo2dd posted on 22 Nov 2012, 08:48 0 0
No it is the other way around. Google did it first then adobe then gave it. HTC one x+ with jellybean still have it. But my nexus 7 does not.
12. Firedrops posted on 22 Nov 2012, 09:53 0 0
The HOX+ only simulates having AFP, and that's only in its native browser.
If you want flash in 3rd party browsers like Dolphin, you'll have to sideload the full AFP like mentioned in the article.
15. a22matic posted on 22 Nov 2012, 14:07 0 0
I downloaded flash on my Nexus 10, but it doesn't appear as if flash is working in Dolphin. For example, if I go to ESPN, the videos won't play. Am I doing something wrong? I'm not rooted...
16. molanjames posted on 11 Feb 2013, 04:56 0 0
How can I have flash in samsung galaxy note 10.1? I found this tutorial http://www.smartphonesupdates.
com/how-to-install-adobe-flash-player-on-android-devices/but getting affraid to follow , any expert please tell me should i follow this guide or not ??