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Flash Install still needs plugin
Have Firefox Beta for Android so I can play video through my Roku. A movie site gave me a "plugin needed. .." message so I installed the Adobe flash recommended for my device. Flash downloaded and says it was installed OK but when I try to open the Flash or my original movie site I get the same "plugin needed. .." message. CNN videos play fine through the Beta/Roku process and the movie site comes through fine on my regular phone browser but that doesn't help me watch it through my Roku. How can I get the Flash to do its job on Firefox Beta? Or is there something else about the "plugin needed. .." message I'm not getting? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Roku cannot play back flash video. Being able to send the video to the Roku will depend on the site.Read this answer in context 👍 1
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Roku cannot play back flash video. Being able to send the video to the Roku will depend on the site.
Thanks kbroshan! Whether or not Roku can play Flash videos (from your reply it seems like it cannot) is not my immediate problem. At this point, since I've paid for the Flash download I just want to watch the video on Firefox Beta, but the "plugin needed....." message prevents me from doing that. And as I said, even when I'm prompted to open the installed Flash the same "plugin needed...." box appears. In fact, even though it says it's installed, I can't independently verify that as the "cloud floating over the trees" test yields nothing. Any advice as to how to get Flash to actually work on Beta?
Solved the Flash installation problem. Seems like I had to open the Flash app from the Apps screen and from there make it functional. So it works in terms of playing the videos on Firefox Beta, but as you said, since Roku doesn't support Flash videos, I can't get it up on my TV screen. Oh well, live and learn.