How do I Permanently Enable Flash in Chrome?

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How do I permanently enable Flash in Chrome on any device when I need it? For many people around the globe, using Flash in Chrome has become a nightmare. Google prompts users to enable it each time they visit a site, a tedious process if you enjoy a lot of online activities, such as video streaming, gaming, and other interactive experiences.

Thankfully, it is easy to enable Flash in Chrome permanently. Below, we walk you through the details so that you can ensure Adobe Flash runs whenever you need it in your browser.


How do I Permanently Enable Flash in Chrome? 5 Steps You Should Try!

While Google Chrome comes with Flash built-in, the service provider has chosen to disable it by default on the browser, mainly due to the numerous security vulnerabilities this system faces daily. So, how do I enable Adobe Flash player in Chrome? The Succurri experts usually recommend that people follow the five simple steps below: 

  • STEP 1: Open the three-dot menu. Click settings.
  • STEP 2: Click ‘Advanced’ at the bottom of the Settings menu. 
  • STEP 3: Under Privacy and Security, click Site Settings.
  • STEP 4: Click ‘Flash’ under Permissions.
  • STEP 5: Activate the setting so that the label reads ‘Ask first’ (recommended).

Why choose this recommended ‘Ask first’ setting? It ensures that Chrome will ask your permission to play content rather than automatically blocking it whenever you visit a site with something that requires Flash Player.

How to Play Flash Content in Google Chrome

When you enable Flash in Chrome, you will need to click for it to start each time you visit a page with content that requires Flash. The process can be frustrating, especially when you encounter Flash content daily. Nonetheless, it is a safe action, especially if it is not a trustworthy site. 

  • You will see a pop-up asking if you want to block or allow Flash for the current website.
  • Click ‘Allow’ if you trust the site and want to run it. 

Once the page refreshes, the content will run. 

How to Change Flash Permissions in Google Chrome

How do I enable Adobe Flash player in Google Chrome or change Flash permission in the browser? You may need this information after inadvertently blocking a website (or allowing Flash content when you want to block it).


Technique 1: Padlock

  • Go to the website.
  • Click the padlock on the left of the address bar. 
  • Click the dropdown menu for Flash.
  • Change Flash permissions for a website by choosing the desired permission.
  • Refresh the site.


Technique 2: Settings Tab

  • Select Settings after opening the three-dot menu for Chrome Settings.
  • Click ‘Advanced.’
  • Click ‘Site Settings’ under Privacy and Security.
  • Click ‘Flash’ under Permissions
  • Under the Block or Allow sections, locate the website and click the trash icon.
  • Close the Chrome settings tab.

How to Run Flash on a Website

Follow the steps below if you want to run Flash on a site:

  • Open your Chrome browser.
  • Go to the website with the content you want to watch. 
  • Select Lock or Info to the left of the website address. 
  • At the bottom of the menu, click ‘Site Settings.’ 
  • Select the Down arrow on the right of Flash on the new tab. 
  • Select Allow. 
  • Return to your website and reload the page. 

How to Block Websites from Using Adobe Flash

Did you know that you can block specific sites from accessing Flash? All you need to do is follow the steps below: 

  • Visit any site using Google Chrome.
  • Click on the padlock icon to the left of the address bar. 
  • Click the Flash dropdown menu and select ‘Block.’ 

If you don’t see the Flash dropdown menu, select Site Settings. Locate Flash in the list and block it. 

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Now you know how to enable Flash in Chrome 2022 permanently! If you need anything else, Succurri is here to help as a leading IT service provider in Arizona.

How do I permanently enable Flash in Chrome or protect my device from a breach? Whatever your information technology needs, feel free to get in touch with Succurri today!



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