How do I watch Flash videos with Firefox for Android?

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Learn how to watch videos and how to customize your settings for plugins like Flash.

  1. Install Adobe Flash player on your Android device by downloading an archived version from Archived Flash Player versions on See Adobe's guide to manually installing Flash for more information.
  2. Tap the grey box with the plugin icon as shown below to play the Flash content.


Play Flash content without tapping

Keeping your Flash set to Tap to Play is important for your security on the web because it ensures that you decide what plugins are trusted. However, you can customize Firefox for Android to enable Flash by default:

  • Tap the Menu button (either at the bottom right on some devices or in the upper right of the browser) , then Settings (you may need to tap More first) , then Display. Then tap the Plugins setting and choose Enabled.

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