How to install Adobe Flash Player on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean devices

Adobe Flash support was a distinguishing feature of Android devices from  Apple iPhone and iPad. You could watch flash videos and other interactive flash content on mobile devices. Unfornutanely, Adobe stopped development of Adobe Flash player for mobile devices. the reason was lack of optimization on mobile devices and Flash has negative effect battery life. Now the flash player is not available for mobile devices running Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean. Adobe flash only works on older devices running Android 4.0 ICS and below. You can not even find the Adobe Flash in Google Play Store now.  The only way to install Adobe Flash on Jelly Bean devices is by the .apk file. In this guide I’ll tell you how to download Adobe Flash Player on Android Jelly Bean devices and manually install it.

Install Adobe flash player on Android Jelly bean

Install Adobe flash player on Android Jelly bean

Download Adobe Flash Player .apk and install Adobe Flash Player on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet and phone:

  1. First download the Adobe Flash player .apk file from this link and save it on your computer.
  2. After that, transfer the flash player .apk file to your Android mobile phone or tablet. 
  3. On your Android devices go to System Settings>Security and the under the ‘Device administration’ settings select the ‘Unknow sources’ option.
  4. Open any file manager app and navigate to the location where you have transferred the Adobe flash .apk file and install it.

Adobe Flash doesn’t work on Google Chrome browser. So you need to use the Dolphin Browser if you want to play Flash content on mobile devices. Download Dolphin browser from Google Play Store and install it.  Once the browser is installed, open browser settings and navigate to Web Content>Flash Player and select ‘Always on’ or ‘On demand’ option. Now you are ready to enjoy flash videos and interactive flash elements on your Android mobile and tablets.

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