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[HOW TO] Flash on Nexus 7

21st July 2012, 06:51 PM |#1  
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I saw this yesterday and thought I'd share:

http://www.nkonecny.com/blog/2012/07...sh-to-nexus-7/

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Download Adobe Flash Play 11.1 apk here or download it from XDA Developers. After the file has downloaded open and install it.
Please be sure that ďInstall from unkown sourcesĒ is checked off in the Android settings for the Nexus 7.
Install Firefox Beta browser from the Android Market.
Thatís it, now you have Flash support on your Android 4.1 (JellyBean) Google Nexus 7 tablet! Couple things to note:

1. This will NOT work with the current build of Google Chrome. A dev may fix this in the future but Google nor Adobe will be adding Flash support to any future builds of Android. Iíve also tried: ICS+ Browser and Dolphin Browser HD, both of which donít work with the method used above. FireFox seems to be the only browser currently that works with the flash plugin in Android 4.1.

2. that by default FireFox Beta has plugins set to on demand which can cause some minor inconviences, however you can remedy this by going to:

FireFox Beta settings (three dots to right corner) -> Settings -> Plugins -> Select: Enabled

After flash was installed, I just had to quit completely out of Firefox (top right menu -> quit) then reopen it and it worked fine.
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22nd July 2012, 07:15 PM |#2  
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The posted apk will also allow flash content on the stock browser as well. Great post thank you.

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23rd July 2012, 07:39 AM |#3  
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What do you mean it will allow flash on the stock browser? Do you mean flash will work on chrome? Is this apk an different than the other flash apk's that have been posted in the last couple days?

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23rd July 2012, 07:52 AM |#4  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1780746
23rd July 2012, 02:36 PM |#5  
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If you want to use flash websites just use dolphin hd

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23rd July 2012, 03:58 PM |#6  
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23rd July 2012, 04:52 PM |#7  
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Flash works good with the new Puffin browser as well.I tried several others but this one worked the best for me.
23rd July 2012, 05:13 PM |#8  
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If you want to use flash websites just use dolphin hd

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To head off the inevitable....Flash will not work on the Play Store version of Dolphin as they disabled it on Jellybean. You'd need to side load an older apk.

Firefox Beta and xScope Browser from the Play Store do however work providing you side loaded Flash.

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31st July 2012, 04:59 PM |#9  
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Well this version does work on my nexus 7 and the stick browser kinda.... I notice on certain sites the video freezes at some point while playing 8 out of 10 times. Doesn't at all on my gnex. So it works just not well with some sites not sure why.

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10th October 2012, 06:42 PM |#10  
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Hi Nexus 7 owners....

I'd just like to share my personal experience on the issue...
I tried 3 browsers with the above version of flash.

1.dolphin hd
2.firefox beta
3. puffin

Now, for dolphin, it is fast, but if you try to press that little square icon that takes you to fullscreen mode, the browser crashed every single time at least for me.
As far as puffin is concerned, it was the worst because the videos were laggy and it didn't even respond to the fullscreen icon. (must admit though loading times on this thing, if you dont care about the flash issues, are blazing!!!)
Firefox although loads heavy pages by far the slowest, was the only one from the three that had no lag and the fullscreen icon worked!!! So, until now, thats my choice for flash vids.

What I did notice on all of them, was that the sound of the vids was pretty lower than usual. Anyone else witness this????

Oh, and another thing so there wont be misunderstandings...
There are other ways ofcourse to do the whole flash thing, MAYBE even for stock browser from what a friend tells me, BUT that requires rooting the device. (just for the record)

Many thanks to XDA and everyone else and please share your thoughts on the sound issue and also if you find a browser that does the job like firefox beta, but FASTER!
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