Adobe Flash 10.1 Working On Evo And Other HTC Devices Without Froyo


One of the members at xda-developers has managed to compile an APK for Android 2.0 and 2.1, giving users full Flash support on their device!

Achieved by using a plugin on Android 2.x currently used to enable Flash Lite, the APK that's been created will remove the Lite version of Flash, replacing it with the full version used on Android 2.2.


Android 2.2 has a new feature called And Flash usesit to embed itself inside browser. So browser in 2.1 does not see plugin.

BUT!There's another thing inside – a permission called android.webkit.permission.PLUGIN. It is already used by Flash Lite on HTC devices. So my APK will work and replace Flash Lite. But I did not test, because I do own… Acer Liquid!

So! HTC users! Try this one! And if it will work instead of your flash lite – report. Your help will be used to port full-blown Flash to other 2.0 and 2.1 devices (yeah! 2.0 is also supported!).


A post at Android Central has shown Flash Player 10.1 up and running on the EVO 4G and Sprint Hero, meaning that any other device running Android 2.x could potentially have full Flash support too.

This hasn't been fully confirmed yet, with some users reporting issues or little difference over Flash Lite. If you want to try it out for yourself, head over to xda-developers and download the installer to give it a go. Don't forget to let us know how you fare in the comments!

Share this page

Copyright ©2010 Android Headlines. All Rights Reserved.

This post may contain affiliate links. See our privacy policy for more information.
CEO / Publisher / Owner

Chris founded and started website in 2009 and grew it into the international success it is today and is the CEO of the business today. Chris has been an entrepreneur most of his life running several businesses, startups and worked in the website technology Industry since 1998. His skills and assets are Business, Finance, Emerging Technology and the Mobile Industry including everything Android and Google related and more. Contact him at [email protected]

View Comments