Adobe has stopped support for Flash on the new android OS JellyBean 4.1. If your favorite site still uses flash or you want to watch videos that use flash player, You can’t view them as you can’t download adobe flash from Google Play Store.
If you try to search for Adobe Flash Player in Google Play Store on your Nexus 7 with Jelly Bean, You don’t see it in the search results. Also, if you try to install it from flash supported page, you will get a message saying, Adobe Flash Player is not compatible with android version 4.1 Jelly Bean. You can still install flash on your android device using below APK file.
How to install Flash on Nexus 7 Jelly Bean android
1. Download Adobe Flash Player APK file on your computer.
2. Copy this file to Nexus 7 tablet or any tablet running JellyBean after connecting tablet to computer using USB cable.
3. Tap on the APK file on your Nexus 7 tablet. You can use any file explorer android app like ES File Explorer to browse to APK file you copied.
4. It should install Flash on your tablet. You may get a message saying “Install blocked”. For security, your tablet is set to block installation of apps obtained from unknown sources. (like in the below image)
Tap on settings & check “Unknown Sources”. Now, go to tap on the APK file to install adobe flash.
You can also get to “Unknown Sources” option by going to Apps > Settings > Security.
You should be able to play flash games or view flash videos now. You can play swf files also If you install any swf flash player from Google Play Store.
Android default chrome browser does not support flash player on Jelly Bean. Install Firefox Beta android app on your android device to play flash videos inside browser.
Also, read how to airplay from your android device to TV or Audio Speaker