Watch flash player videos without flash player

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by Supernovakid, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Supernovakid
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    Supernovakid I am not new, I am Royalty

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    I just discovered that you can watch any video that requires flash player by setting the browser to an ipad instead of wii u. It works like a charm, although you may need to let it load. Thats all.
     
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  2. Triumph627

    Triumph627 All sweet & honeycomb

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    Wow, this is life changing. And it was so simple, yet I had never thought to mess with the Wii U browser settings, so I never even realized that was possible on the Wii U. Thanks for the tip!
     
  3. Supernovakid
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    Supernovakid I am not new, I am Royalty

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    No problem haha. Just wanted to give out some informartion.
     
  4. GorTesK

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    holy shit, putlocker links are workin now... I ... can ... watch .... more ... tv shows o.o
    I love you ^^ no need to always download and stream via plex... LOL
    did I already tell you that I LOVE YOU?!




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    By the way, how come, noone ever figured that out before? >.< make this a goddamn sticky and spread the news to every corner of the world, the WiiU does support flash player streams =)
     
  5. dsionr4

    dsionr4 Gbatemp's Shonen Character

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    wow you guys. i knew this already when the big update came out in october. Useragent isn't new. androids have it too. making a website believe that you use a another browser is really easy but could also mess things up.
     
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    Would have been nice to share this in October then.
    I was always under the assumption, that the WiiU Browser wouldnt support flash player, no matter what.
    Only html5 streams in .mp4 format. Thats why I have always been using Plex to watch TV shows, because it could transcode the media on the fly.
     
  7. Triumph627

    Triumph627 All sweet & honeycomb

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    I use useragent all the time on Android and iOS. I just never assumed in a million years that Nintendo would offer it in their browser so I never looked through the settings.

    I love this because now I can watch my ultraviolet movies on Vudu via the browser. I still wish there was a dedicated app, but this is now completely functional. If only Wii U had blu-ray support, then I wouldn't need another device in my living room.
     
  8. hybrid -x1

    hybrid -x1 GBAtemp Regular

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    What the hell? Well what exactly do you guys do and change to get this working?
    Edit= nevermind guys I figured it out and this is awesome!
     
  9. TerryHomes

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    Can we now play flash games? :D
     
  10. Supernovakid
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    Supernovakid I am not new, I am Royalty

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    likely not, because it may appear, but i don't think you could use the controls