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Installing Flash to your iPhone 4

Yes, you read it right! The alpha version of Flash or “Frash” can now be made to run right on your iPhone 4. Simply follow the instructions posted below to get it working on your iPhone 4. According to the source, this version of Flash will also work on the iPhone 3GS, iPad (on 3.2.1) and iPod touches.
Here are the installation instructions..
Warning: This is for testing & educational purposes only. Follow it on your own risk. Let’s have a deal: I’m not responsible for any loss of important data or malfunctioning of your iPhone. If you’re ready, read on.

Step 1: First up, you will need to jailbreak your iOS device. You can jailbreak your iPhone 4 with JailbreakMe. Jailbreak your iPod touch 3G and 2G, and your iPad.

Step 2: Once that’s done, you will need to install OpenSSH. To do this, Open Cydia, touch on “Search” and search for “OpenSSH”. Reboot your iPhone after installing this app.

Step 3: Okay, next you have to connect your iPhone with your computer. Make sure that the iTunes is not running.

Step 4: Next stop, download and install Cyberduck for Mac or WinSCP for Windows. Enter the following details to login to your iPhone:

For WinSCP:

• Hostname: The IP address of your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Setting> WiFi >
• User name: root
• Password: alpine
• Protocol: SCP

For Cyberduck:

• Server: The IP address of your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Settings> WiFi >
• Username: root
• Password: alpine
• Protocol: SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol)

Step 5: Download Frash-0.02.deb file.

Step 6: Go to the /var/root/Media directory, create a folder and name it “Cydia”. Inside this folder, create another folder and name it “AutoInstall”.

Step 7: Copy the Frash-0.02.deb file in this “AutoInstall” folder.

Step 8: Restart your iPhone and that’s it. Now simply browse any Flash-based site. Just click on the “Flash” text to play the Flash content.

There you have it. 8 easy steps. Enjoy!

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