Here is how to enable Adobe Flash support in Android 5.0 Lollipop

Here is how to enable Adobe Flash support in Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android is often considered to be an open platform, a harbor for free software of all kinds, including Adobe Flash, but ever since Android 4.1 Jelly Bean arrived in June 2012, Adobe itself stopped developing Flash for mobile and out-of-the-box support for the technology vanished. Technically, it was still easy to play Flash-based websites until 4.3, though, as the AOSP Android browser that was then pre-loaded on every smartphone still supported Flash. Mobile Chrome was one of the first to cut support for Adobe’s Flash, but you could still use third-party browsers like Dolphin, Puffin, or others to play back what appeared like a blank spot on Chrome.

With Android 4.4 KitKat, Google adopts Chromium for its WebView, resulting in all those third-party browsers losing their Flash super powers.

Android 5.0 Lollipop is no different - you can’t get Adobe Flash websites to play easily on Chrome, Firefox, Dolphin, or any of the other mainstream browsers. Luckily, there is a work-around. Here is how to enable and play back Flash content on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Note: You can use this how-to tutorial guide to enable Adobe Flash on Android 5.0 Lollipop phones like the Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 4, Motorola Moto X (2014) edition, Moto G, and others.


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