Adobe Flash for iOS

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iOS & iPadOS

Hi,
I am a student in school. I need an app that works with both iPhone and iPad that is a browser with Adobe Flash player that is accessible with Voice Over, as I am taking an online course. Any help would be greatly apreciated as soon as possible, as my class begins tomorrow!!!

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Submitted by Tristan on Thursday, June 12, 2014

Hi Kayla,

Unfortunately, Apple has consistently not supported Flash on the iOS platform. It's workable on the Mac, but Apple does not support the Adobe Flash protocol in it's native applications or developer SDK's for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad.

Sorry about this. I know it must be a huge inconvenience.

Hope this helps.

Submitted by Jeffry Miller on Thursday, June 12, 2014

You can download skyfire and it is accessible and does play flash content on any IOS device.

Submitted by David Cleveland on Friday, June 13, 2014

I think Google Chrome will handle Flash.

Submitted by Tristan on Friday, June 13, 2014

It would be worth noting that this only works with videos, after doing some brief research.
Sorry for my misinformation -- it seems these products' support for flash is sort of recent. Good to know about them!

Submitted by Kayla Cole on Friday, June 13, 2014

Thanks all. I tried Chrome and it didn't work so well but I will try skyfire. If you find any other apps please comment! Thanks again!

Submitted by Kayla Cole on Friday, June 13, 2014

I tried to find the link for Skyfire and I even looked through the AppleVis apps. There was a link but it was not valid. I tried clicking on it but the App Store didn't find it.

Submitted by Tristan on Friday, June 13, 2014

Doing yet more research, it appears I was correct. Apple frowns upon the use of Skyfire -- the last update was in the middle of 2012, more than two years ago. It doesn't appear to be in the app store either. (Just google 'skyfire on app store' and there are several articles. The Wikipedia article also says the last update was in 2012.)

Submitted by Chris on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Hi.

I believe the only way to get flash on iOS is to jailbreak your device and find a flash tweak in Cydia.
I cannot help you further as I have not tried this myself but have only heard of it.
Someone let me know if I'm wrong about this please.