Chrome browser comes pre-installed, but this unfortunately means Flash isn’t part of the package and other browser that you can get from Google Play store don’t seem to work . It is inevitable that when you need to view a website on your Nexus 7, it will be Flash powered. This inadvertently renders your device useless and provides a great deal of frustration to many users. Well the great news is we have the method to enable Adobe Flash for the Android Nexus 7. Continue below to find out how.
As with all tutorials, please back up your device beforehand and proceed at your own risk. ConsumingTech will not take responsible for any loss of data or damage which may happen to your device during the guide.
Before You Begin: You will need to first root your Nexus 7 and Flash custom recovery image. You can do this by following this link (Here).
How to Enable Adobe Flash on Nexus 7
Step 1. Once your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery image flashed you will need to locate a Nexus 7 ROM which will support Adobe Flash. Or use the one below:
- Stock Custom ROM (Here)
Step 2. Once you have downloaded the ROM.zip and saved it to your desktop, Connect your device to your PC via the USB cable.
Step 3. Without extracting the ROM.zip, copy it onto the root of your Nexus 7 storage. Do not copy it into any other folders. Then disconnect your device.
Step 4. Select ‘Reboot into Recovery’ from the ROM manager.
Step 5. You will need to make a backup of the current setup once you are in recovery. To achieve this select ‘Backup and Restore’ > ‘Backup’.
Step 6. Then navigate through the following selections:
‘Wipe Data/ Factory Reset and Confirm’
‘Flash Zip from SD card’
‘Choose Zip from SD card’
Step 7. Locate the ROM.zip that you copied in step 3 and confirm your selection.
Step 8. Let it flash to your device and once it has done, select ‘Reboot System Now’.
You will be able to see Android’s original browser in your app drawer. And it will now support Flash.