The most recent version of Android, dubbed Jelly Bean, may have the most up-to-date features, but it won’t have support for Adobe’s Flash Player. With lot of video web content using Adobe Flash technology, you may be missing flash on your Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean devices. Now you can watch and playback Flash videos with ease using the two methods listed below.
Part 1: Install Flash on the Nexus 7 and Other Jelly Bean Devices
Adding Flash support to the Google Nexus 7 can be accomplished in two simple steps, The tips below represent the easiest solution I’ve found to add or enable Flash quickly on your Nexus 7, without having to “root” your device or take any other more complicated steps.
1. 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 “Install from unkown sources” is checked off in the Android settings for the Nexus 7.
2. Install Firefox Beta browser from the Android Market.
Note: By default FireFox Beta has plugins set to “on demand”, which can cause some minor inconviences, however you can remedy this problem by going to:
FireFox Beta settings (three dots to right corner) -> Settings -> Plugins -> Select: Enabled
Part 2: Play Downloaded Flash Videos on Nexus 7
Generally, Flash format includes SWF, FLV, F4V. These three kinds of Flash video are widely used and transferred in online video websites. iFunia Video Converter could convert flash videos (*.flv, *.f4v) to H.264 or MPEG-4 encoded videos that are compatible with the Nexus 7. For convenience, a step-by-step guide on how to do for playing Flash videos on Nexus 7 is offered as well.
Step 1. Add flash video FLV/F4V files
Clicking “Add Files” button to load your Flash videos (*.FLV, *F4V) to this Video Converter for Mac. You can preview the imported video and capture a photo during the preview.
Step 2. Set output format to be compatible with Nexus 7
After the preparation work is done, go to the setting panel on the right. Click the drop-down arrow under “Output Format”. Choose a Nexus 7 Compatible video format.
Nexus 7 supported Music Format: AAC, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, Vorbis, AMR-WB. AMR-NB
Nexus 7 supported video format: H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4, VP8
Step 3. Play flash FLV/F4V files on Nexus 7
After all the settings are done, just hit “Start” and let this smart flash FLV/F4V to Nexus 7 Video Converter for Mac to do the rest for you! After the conversion, just transfer converted Flash videos to the Nexus 7, then you can enjoy playing Flash on Nexus 7.