Flash Player gives us a lot of advantages in viewing a Flash contained Web sites. This application has become a “must have” application these days. The popularity of this application was also depended on smartphones development, in this case Flash Player for Android smartphones. This Google’s OS took a big deal on Adobe Flash Player mobile popularity. But recently, Google had stopped this Flash Player supports from their Android OS environment.
After Google eliminated Adobe Flash Player supports from Android, there will be no default flash player in Android web browsers including Google Chrome. All Android smartphones wouldn’t get any update from Adobe since then. Adobe has already agreed with Google as they announced it officially on their blog “We recommend uninstalling Flash Player on devices which have been upgraded to Android 4.1″. That is the statement written on Adobe Official Blog Friday, 29th June 2012.
Google also stopped Adobe support from Google Play. So if you are about to search Adobe Flash Player for Android, you won’t find it on the Google Play Store. If you want to install Adobe Flash player, you can download the Flash Player Apk file from 3rd party side. But, you have to know that Chrome won’t run this Adobe Flash Player Service.
Adobe stopped it’s support on Android device because the new HTML5 capability. This HTML5 doesn’t need Flash Player to play videos. The only matter is that not all Web sites would use this HTML5. Yess, that’s why we need this Adobe Flash Player on our device if we want to visit any other Web sites which are using Flash.
Well, we know that Adobe Flash Player is no longer officially supported for the latest version of Android OS. But, don’t worry, because it doesn’t mean that we can’t install Adobe Flash Player on our Android Jelly Bean 4.1.
Install Flash Player for Android Jelly Bean 4.1
Now I will give you the steps to install Adobe Flash Player on your Android device (A tablet or a smartphone).
- First, you need to download the Flash Player version 18.104.22.168 file [Download Link].
- Now download Dolphin Browser [Download Link]. (Flash Player does not work with Chrome)
- Locate all the downloaded file and copy it to your SD card.
- Install all application to your device.
- After that, go to your Browser setting and uncheck the Flash Player option.
- That’s it, you’re now have the Adobe Flash Player on your Jelly Bean Device.
And again for your information, that Adobe Flash Player isn’t officially supported for Android Jelly Bean 4.2, therefore the loading speed of Flash objects is not guaranteed to be fast enough. But still it’s just good enough.