How to Install Flash Player on Android Smartphone or Tablet

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To properly view rich content embedded on website, Flash Player is required in most cases. However, this is a bit tricky to do that. So in this guide, we will be talking about the most popular app on the internet – Adobe Flash Player. Recently, Adobe has lifted the support of Flash from the Android Jelly to later versions. But there is a way out to install and use Flash Player on Android Jelly Bean as well as KitKat, Lollipop and Oreo.

Flash Player is generally used for accessing the flash content such as online TV shows, gaming, videos and other multimedia purposes. So, it could be a real problem if you don’t install Flash Player on your Android smartphone or tablet. Even if you have the latest Nexus 10 or any other latest Android phone or tablet running on Android Jelly Bean or later version, then you have noticed that without flash player – gaming, videos, online shows etc. simply won’t work. So, do you want to turn on your old computer just to play those multimedia files? Well, that will be very very inconvenient.

So, we have to do what we got to do, we want to keep using flash player on our web browsers without keeping the headache to finding solutions. That’s why in this article, we will show you how to install and play flash player on your Android phone.

The bad news is that Adobe doesn’t support flash on Android Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Oreo or Popsicle but the good news is they have added flash in their official operating system which means we can apply some tweaks to enable flash player on the web browsers so that the online TV shows, videos, games etc. plays flawlessly.

How to Use Flash Player on Android KitKat

This section will explain adding flash player on Android KitKat Version. The very firs step will be to open the Settings and scroll down to the Security option. Then, check the option that says “Install apps from Unknown Sources” and exit.

Andriod 4.4 Flash Player

Next, download Flash Player APK  and tap on install from the notification bar once download is completed.

Now, Flash Player is installed but first, you will have enable it to take its full benefits. To enable flash player, you will be required to install Dolphin Browser. It is freely available on Google Play Store. Just launch Play Store, find Dolphin Browser and install it. After installing, open the Settings of Dolphin Browser and toggle on Dolphin Jetpack as well as enable Web Content.

Flash Player is now enable, you may open YouTube or any streaming website and every content from the web page will open without any problem.

How to Use Flash Player on Android Jelly Bean or later Versions

You will be required to download some apps on Jelly Bean version in order to play Flash Player. First, download Flash Player from the internet by searching “Flash Player APK” or you can download it directly from XDA Developers forum.

But before you can install the flash player, you will have to go to Settings of your phone, tap on Security and enable “Unknown Sources” so that your phone can install apps from third-party websites.

Android Flash Player

Now, install the flash player app that you just download using package installer and let the phone install it automatically. Then, you must download Firefox from Google Play Store because it supports Flash Player.

Install Android Flash Player

After installing Firefox, open Firefox Settings menu and select Plugins. You will see three options here, just choose “Enabled” and save the settings.

Android Flash Player Download

Now, you may open YouTube, Netflix or any other web page that contains flash content to play them smoothly without any errors.

Flash Player is very similar to the software that you have installed on Windows desktop computers before. Basically, if you don’t install flash player then all the flash contents will show error and will not play. Even the online gaming websites requires flash player plugins in order to fetch the games perfectly. Unfortunately, Android Jelly Bean or later versions are not supporting the flash player but using the tweaks shared in this article will give you the access to flash content once again. If you are finding any issue with the tutorial here then don’t forget to  mention the problems in the comments below so that we can resolve it immediately.

Candie Kates is an associated editor at TunesBro who writes about Android, iOS and tech tips. She has a big passion for all things related to tech and covered it for over 8 years. Now she is exploring wearable tech, phones, and future tech trends. You can catch her on FB or Twitter.

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