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How to Activate Flash on Chrome

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In 2021, Google declared that Chrome would block Flash by default on any page you visit on the web. Flash on the web browser enables access to animations and other graphical contents. Though Flash is officially dead, you can still play Flash media in the web browser. The plugins are pre-installed on Chrome, but it is turned off by default. So if you want to use Flash on a particular website, you need to activate it on Chrome.

Steps to Activate Flash Player on Chrome

1. Open the Chrome browser on your PC or Mac.

2. Click the three-dotted more icon, which you can find in the top right corner.

3. Select Settings from the more screen.

4. Next, click the Privacy and Security and tap the Site Settings option.

Chrome Settings

5. Select Flash from the Permissions section. If the Flash option is not in the Permissions section, click the Additional Permissions drop-down box and choose Flash.

Additional Permissions

6. Now, turn on the Ask First toggle. So whenever you want to use Flash on a website, it will ask for your confirmation.

swipe the toggle near Ask First to activate Flash on Chrome

7. Once you activate Flash on the web browser, close the Settings tab.

How to Activate Flash for a Single Website

1. Open the Chrome web browser on your device.

2. Navigate to the website where you want to use Flash.

3. When the Plugin Blocked icon pops up on the screen, click the Lock button.

4. Next, a pop-up window will appear on the screen.

5. Tap the Site settings option.

6. Scroll down until you see the Flash option under the Site settings menu.

select Flash from the Settings menu

7. Tap the drop-down menu next to Flash and select the Allow option.

select Allow

8. Now, you can go to the web page where the Flash was blocked.

9. Click the Refresh icon before the search bar.

10. Now, you can run the Flash content on the web browser.

Related: How to Activate OK Google.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does Google Chrome support the Adobe Flash Player?

Google Chrome doesn’t support Adobe Flash Player and Adobe flash player itself stopped its support for the multimedia software.

2. What is replacing Flash Player in web browsers?

HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly are replacing the Flash Player.

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