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In reply to an earlier post on 11 Feb 2015 12:12:19 GMT
Denis Powell says:
You don't pay for Adobe Flash but Adobe stopped selling licenses back in 2012 so there hasn't been a version compatible with any later Android or Amazon platform since then. I suggest you try the posts earlier in the thread. If Flash then works it works, and if it doesn't, it doesn't. You'll also need to install a different browser. Flash won't work with Silk at all.

Also, remember that it eats battery power so you'll notice it draining much quicker than normal.

Posted on 11 Feb 2015 12:02:44 GMT
Hi, I have a kindle fire HD. I would like too know which flash player is the most compatible and the cheapest? Thanks in advance from Drew Smith :-)

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 18:38:48 BDT
Last edited by the author on 8 Sep 2013 18:39:40 BDT
Denis Powell says:
It's about the size of a small mobile phone and works in a very similar way in as much as it connects to the mobile phone system. It acts as a Wireless Router very similar to the one you have at home.

You can have a "Pay as You Go" card but they last for a fixed period with no carry over. You can buy some cheap ones from Amazon which will give you 1 GB of downloads per month for three months at a cost of around £5 per month. Some will allow you to buy bandwidth on a daily basis but that can prove quite expensive.

You can of course buy contracts which average £11 per month for 1GB of data. The advantage of that is, provided you don't use all the bandwidth before the end of the month, you will always have access to the internet provided you can get a mobile phone signal.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 17:29:21 BDT
Hi Denis
Thank you, so... do I carry this around with me when I go out? do I buy a sim card for it for when I am out? you see my KFHD just goes automatically on to my home hub.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 17:01:39 BDT
Denis Powell says:
It doesn't need one. The Sim card is in the MiFi. Here's an example:

Huawei E5331 High Speed 3G 21.1Mbps Mi-Fi Unlocked Modem

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 16:54:42 BDT
Thanks, but I'm sure my KFHD does not have any points for a sim card,

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 16:50:46 BDT
Denis Powell says:
The advantage of a MiFi over a device with inbuilt 3G is that you can connect any device to it, Tablet, e-Reader, Laptop and even some mp3 players so you only need to buy a WiFi enabled device and not the 3G version.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 16:46:04 BDT
Damaskcat says:
A MiFi is a portable Wi-Fi device which uses a SIM card and connects to the internet via the mobile phone network. It creates a Wi-Fi hotspot that Wi-Fi devices can connect to - just how you do in a coffee shop.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 16:41:02 BDT
As I'm not an IT tech, I have no idea what a MIFI is and, yes I can get onto WIFI when in an coffee shop, macdonalds etc, but when I'm on the train I cannot access wifi. My daughters Ipad can, as she has a contract with O2.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 08:31:26 BDT
ChrisJ says:
The iPad can not run Flash, either. As has been said, flash is no longer available.... Although there are well documented ways of loading it onto a Fire if you need it.

And a Fire has the same access to WiFi as an iPad when out and about.... Although you can get one for a lot more money that provides 3G mobile phone access..... Although many of us find that using a separate MiFi device is easier / better / more flexible.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 07:33:14 BDT
A search would have given you the answer you need in less time than it took you to complain about something that no longer exists not existing.

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Sep 2013 00:04:23 BDT
Yep, I totally agree, I purchased mine back in Feb, and have had so many discussions regarding this. I was advised to download many different things to get the best from my Kindle Fire HD. But I really wish I had actually purchased an Ipad. At least you can buy a contract and get Wifi wherever you go, and actually watch things that you like, and not things they will only allow you to watch. Already the battery looses life really quickly now, and they have advised me to copy everything from my kindle Fire HD to my laptop and start again. What a Joke. We have it for the grandkids now to play educational games and, an occasional film from lovefilm.

In reply to an earlier post on 7 Sep 2013 22:40:13 BDT
Denis Powell says:
Elaine, Adobe stopped selling licenses for Flash over a year ago so no new devices have Flash installed. You can, however, install the Dolphin browser and Flash for ICS on your Fire. Instructions have been given several times in this thread.

I'm certainly no "technical wizard" and I simply follow instructions given in various threads. As a result, using my Fire, I can watch watch "catch up" programmes from BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, together with a whole host of live channels using various apps.

If you've had your Fire for less than 30 days you can return it for a refund and buy something more suitable for your needs but you may find Flash an issue on many devices.

Posted on 7 Sep 2013 22:24:33 BDT
Last edited by the author on 7 Sep 2013 22:29:12 BDT
Elaine says:
I have purchased the fire and I'm not impressed. I am trying to catch up with programs on channel 5USA but I can't watch anything because I am not compatible with Adobe flash. I have spent days of my life that I will never get back trying to sort this out. I can watch programs with the BBC iPlayer but nothing else. What a nightmare. I also feel that you have to be a technical wizard to get started. Amazon either want to compete or they don't. No point giving us half a product. If I wanted to just read books I'd have stuck with my old kindle 3g

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Jul 2013 08:10:38 BDT
Thank you, brilliant post, solved all my problems!

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Jun 2013 22:13:36 BDT
Denis Powell says:
Glad it works for you. If you use Flash a lot you may find it drains the battery quite quickly.

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Jun 2013 22:09:39 BDT
I have spent about 3 days tryin download adobe flash and bin on google amazon - u name it but thanks to your step by step instruction for the above dummy ( that me 2) have done it in 5 min..... Many thanks. Advise anyone try this! Shaz.

In reply to an earlier post on 3 May 2013 18:23:44 BDT
Last edited by the author on 3 May 2013 18:24:57 BDT
Denis Powell says:
ITV hasn't supplied their Player to the Amazon Store and you can't download from Google Play.

You'll need to find somewhere you can download the .apk file from. The Dropbox account from which I downloaded it no longer has it but you may find another source by googling for it.

If a friend has it on their tablet they could let you have a copy of the file.

Posted on 3 May 2013 17:37:16 BDT
I have done all of what is said to watch itv play etc but it goes to some silly google play! How can i watch itv player google play tells me to go to some white shopping bag rubbish

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Apr 2013 17:51:40 BDT
Denis Powell says:
Well done Paul. Just remember that Flash uses battery quite quickly.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Apr 2013 16:34:45 BDT
P. Bennett says:
Hi Denis,

Many thanks for this bit of info - REALLY USEFUL - it worked after I used the on-line tutorial.


In reply to an earlier post on 12 Apr 2013 07:47:04 BDT
DaveyH says:
I was only talking about Android devices.

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Apr 2013 22:56:35 BDT
And Apple of course.

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Apr 2013 21:28:42 BDT
thanks D

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Apr 2013 20:00:33 BDT
Denis Powell says:
Install the goodereader app store and install Dolphin and Flash from ICS from there. Video guides here:
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