Adobe recently announced that devices running Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean, as is Google’s latest operating system known as, will not be supported with Flash. This happens to be a huge setback because a number of web based videos, and in some cases, entire websites run on Flash. This, however, does not mean that you cannot install Flash on your Jelly Bean device. In today’s article, we will be covering a small guide on how to install Adobe Flash Player v 188.8.131.52.
Steps To Install Flash Player on Android Jelly Bean:
- Download the latest apk of Flash Player from http://d-h.st/wPd
- Additionally, download, Dolphin Browser HD, one of the most popular browsers on Google Play Store, which supports Flash™.
- Copy the files to the SD card of your Android device, irrespective of whether it is a tablet or a smartphone.
- Install the apk files using any file manager such as Astro or Solid Explorer.
- Launch the browser and navigate to Browser settings.
- Check the option of Flash Player, and set it to always on or on demand at your discretion.
- Congratulations, you have successfully installed the latest version of Flash on your Android 4.1 device.
Please note that this version of Flash Player is not officially supported by Adobe and you might have some trouble loading Flash objects (.swf) in HTML pages, in terms of speed. However, it has been reported that this method of installation works well with satisfactory results. Following this method will also enable the famous multi touch pinch to zoom gesture, the use of which would be severely hampered in the absence of Flash.
In case you would like more detail on how to install it, this YouTube video link might be useful: