How To: Add Flash Capability to an iOS Device

Add Flash Capability to an iOS Device

We all remember that feeling, when we first held our very own iPad—there was an excitement running through your body, and a smile on your face. And you say to yourself, "It's true the iPad can do just about everything."  But as you're surfing the internet, you get a constant screen that says, "!!!Flash not supported!!!".  Then, there you are moping and downloading app after app just to get the iPad to do what Safari should do in the first place. Getting Flash on your iPad or other Apple devices can be done in two ways—jailbreaking your device and voiding your apple care, or just simply download one app. In this how-to article, I will show you how to install Flash the simple way.

Step 1 Open the App Store

How to Add Flash Capability to an iOS Device

Step 2 Search and Download Skyfire

It costs $2.99, but if you want to view Flash content, it's a must.

How to Add Flash Capability to an iOS Device

Step 3 Search for Flash Content

Once you've downloaded the app, open it and navigate to a Flash-oriented website. You should now see a screen that has this symbol

How to Add Flash Capability to an iOS Device

Step 4 Play

Now, just push the Flash icon and there you have it—Flash on you iOS device.


  • Be aware though, that not all Flash websites will work. The company is still working on that.


  • This application not only works for the iPad, but for the iPhone and the iPod touch, as well.

If you would like to learn anything in particular on iOS, leave your questions in the comments below.

Thanks for reading.

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