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How to turn on flash on my kindle fire????

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Initial post: Jan 25, 2012 4:41:07 PM PST
santanaeli69 says:
Can't find where I have to go to turn it back on after softwear update.......please help and please be especific.

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 4:43:31 PM PST
M. H. Lewis says:
Web --> Settings (touch icon at bottom) --> Scroll down to Enable Flash (in behavior section) --tap on Enable flash and select Always on or On demand.

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 4:44:04 PM PST
Open the browser then click on the bottom of the screen. Click on the menu (three lines in center of the bar), click on settings then scroll down to behavior and enable flash.

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 4:49:35 PM PST
Tuli Reno says:
Select WEB at the top right of Home page.

At the bottom to the right of the back arrow is a semi-square with lines in it. Select that.

Select Settings.

Scroll down until you see Behavior.

The second one below says Enable Flash.

That will give you a few options.
Always on
On demand

Posted on Jan 25, 2012 5:04:16 PM PST
santanaeli69 says:
thank you everybody.......I fix the problem.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:05:57 AM PST
when i got web then settings i do not have a "behavior or flash option" is there another way for me to turn on flash so i can play my facebook games

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:07:51 PM PST
I have the same problem. When I to to web, then settings, there is no "behavior" option. I'm using the silk browser.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 3:29:32 PM PST
jsh1120 says:
You are responding to a thread devoted to the first generation KF where the Silk browser optionally supported Flash. The second generation devices do not. You have to use a side loaded browser such as Dolphin Browser HD (8.5.1) with an associated Flash player.

On the other hand, if a particular website supports a "mobile" version, identified with a "m." e.g. and, you can use the Silk browser since the mobile site displays video content using HTML5 rather than Flash.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 3:49:07 PM PST
Oh, very sorry; I had noticed Ashley's post, and thought that referred to the Fire HD.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:53:38 PM PST
jsh1120 says:
Don't worry about it. You and Ashley are not the first to make that mistake. Not that I'VE ever done it. ;)

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 3:56:38 PM PST
You can install Flash on the new Fire or Fire HD by following the steps below:

To install Flash: (You have to have a Flash compatible browser in order to install Flash. You can't install it under Silk.)

Do the following on the Fire/Fire HD itself:

Swipe down from the top > More > Device > Allow Installation of Applications.

Install ES File Explorer: ES File Explorer

Download and install the Dolphin HD and Flash Player apk files from this link:

Once both files are downloaded to your Fire, open ES File Explorer and look in the "Downloads" folder. You should see both files there. Install Dolphin HD *first* by tapping on the icon. Then Install Flash.

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 2:26:26 PM PDT
I've done the browser change and flash installation but the videos on the website I'd like to watch (craft daily) are only showing sound, the picture remains black. Any ideas?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 20, 2014 3:42:12 PM PDT
Bethany, since Adobe stopped supporting Flash for all Android devices, most websites have moved on to newer technology. You usually find this in an app or on the site's mobile version. If neither of them are available to you, I suggest contacting the webmaster for suggestions as this means all Android devices (Fires, phones, tablets, etc) cannot access that site.

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 6:07:07 PM PDT
I've tried this but when I opened the square with the three lines I did not see settings so what else can I do?

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 6:25:18 PM PDT
Carbonbased says:
Read the whole thread including Vickie's explanation. As a general rule, following instructions from three years ago is unlikely to be profitable, or even possible on newer devices.

To get Flash back, start buying Adobe stock. When you have amassed controlling interest, demand they start supporting mobile again.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 12, 2015 7:03:18 PM PDT
A. Dietz says:
Adobe hasn't supported Flash on Android devices since 2012.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 3, 2016 3:11:02 PM PST
Feoniix542 says:
I can't find the box🙅

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 3, 2016 3:16:37 PM PST
Cheryl Jones says:
you are responding to a 4 year old post. the post above yours is correct,

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 3, 2016 3:48:47 PM PST
Scott says:
To put it very bluntly: Flash on Android is dead. It has been dead since 2012 and there are no plans to ever revive it. If you need to view flash content, you will need to do so on an actual computer.

In reply to an earlier post on May 26, 2016 12:04:41 PM PDT
I do no see behavior

In reply to an earlier post on May 26, 2016 12:40:28 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 26, 2016 12:41:14 PM PDT
A. Dietz says:
You're responding to a post from four years ago. Adobe stopped supporting Flash in Android devices in 2012, and no Fire tablet since then has supported it.
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