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Initial post: Nov 9, 2012 9:55:49 PM PST
K. Palmer says:
how do i enable flash on my fire hd? also what is Adhitz? my fire keeps telling me to get rid of it. i know very little about computers

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 10:36:47 PM PST
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Last edited by the author on Feb 19, 2013 9:15:33 PM PST
K. Palmer - 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 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 by tapping on the icon.

ETA - Adobe stopped supporting Flash on all Android devices (not just the Fire) in August 2012. Amazon can't provide it and you can't download it from Adobe's website. Therefore, you need to manually install it.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 3, 2013 6:07:32 AM PST
C. Phelan says:
Thank you! Worked great. It's ridiculous that Amazon's installed browser doesn't allow Flash, but following your instructions enabled Flash without undue drama.

Posted on Feb 19, 2013 9:12:38 PM PST
Jesus God have mercy, thank you from the bottom of my black heart for this post. Simple, easy, working links, perfection. THANK YOU!

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 19, 2013 9:16:47 PM PST
LOL! You're welcome.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2013 12:59:51 PM PDT
K. Sechrest says:
Ok so I've done all of that. Now I'm trying to download toontown! Help please!!

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2013 1:03:28 PM PDT
K. Sechrest - What is toontown?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2013 1:26:27 PM PDT
Bixillarla says:
It is not ridiculous. The reason that Amazon's Silk browser does not allow Flash is that Adobe stopped supporting Android devices last August. Any new Android device will have the same problem not just the Fire.

You have to use a old browser that has flash support.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 10, 2013 3:08:01 PM PDT
K. Sechrest says:
It's an online game that requires flash and everything I open It on we files it asks me when he i want to open It in a text video audio or image form

Posted on Sep 1, 2013 9:32:03 AM PDT
S. Wong says:
The first gen kindle fire comes preinstalled with Flash, so you can just toggle the settings. But all other gens require installing dolphin browser and flash. Check out this site for more info:

Posted on Aug 9, 2015 10:02:37 AM PDT
GEORGE says:
The Dropbox link for me isn't working!
What do I do?!

Posted on Aug 9, 2015 10:19:59 AM PDT
Ed says:
Did you try tapping it vigorously?
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