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Is there a way to use flash-based sites on Android? A browser? Radical app? I want to play videos on this site: http://www.onf.ca/explorer-tous-les-films

OS: 4.1.1

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One of the answers on android.stackexchange.com/questions/32948/… may help. –  Dan Hulme Jun 10 '13 at 7:25
    
@DanHulme answers there are for Gingerbread. Are you sure they work for JellyBean as well? –  Izzy Jun 10 '13 at 9:09
    
No. Nor am I sure they won't. That's why I said they may help. I hope the OP can confirm either way. –  Dan Hulme Jun 10 '13 at 9:13
    
OK -- so I've added a solution that should work on JB. Though I didn't try it myself, as I have no need :) –  Izzy Jun 10 '13 at 9:19
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There's a HowTo at MakeUseOf.Com describing how to install Adobe flash player on JellyBean. Excerpt:

  1. Enable on your device
  2. Grab the .apk for flash player from XDA-Developers and save/copy it to your SDCard
  3. Use a file manager (such as e.g. ES File Explorer File Manager), navigate to the place you've stored the .apk, and tap the file once. This starts the installer.

Once the installation is finished, you should be able to play flash again. However, not every browser might support it. The very same article mentions how to enable flash support in Firefox:

Open Firefox, tap the menu button and open Settings > Plugins and choose Enabled.

That way you should be able to use it with your favorite websites.

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Oh no, I don't have an SD card. Why doesn't Android support Flash, anyway? –  verve Jun 10 '13 at 22:46
    
Not even an internal SDCard? Your device certainly has a local place to copy stuff to. –  Izzy Jun 11 '13 at 6:37
    
Oh, yes the internal one I have....I thought SD always meant external. –  verve Jun 13 '13 at 20:33
    
Yeah, one should think a card is a card. But manufacturers think otherwise, obviously :) –  Izzy Jun 13 '13 at 21:14
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  1. Install Adobe Flash Player for Android.
  2. Use Boat Browser as your Android browser. Enable Flash via Settings > Page content settings > Enable flash/plug-ins.

This is what I did to enable Flash on my Samsung Galaxy S4. No luck with stock browser and Dolphin.

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Any stability issues? –  verve Jun 13 '13 at 20:34
    
@verve Nope. It's works as expected. I tried a Dolphin beta version which allegedly had Flash support, but it didn't work. Boat Browser is your best bet. I'm using it (and Dolphin too!) –  geffchang Jun 14 '13 at 5:29
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I hope it's okay to answer my own but I thought it might be useful to others. I found these looking around more: Photon browser and Puffin browser. Both play Flash sites without all the complicated installation of Adobe.

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It would be helpful if you posted links to the apps you mentioned. Please use the link tag. :) –  geffchang Jul 30 '13 at 5:08
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