How to Manage Flash Permissions in Chrome In No Time

How to Manage Flash Permissions in Chrome In No Time
How-To

Flash files are often vulnerable to malware and other attacks. Therefore, HTML is preferred as it is better than Flash in most of the things. Google Chrome comes with inbuilt Flash, but it is not enabled by default.

However, you can’t abandon the Flash files, till they are available on websites you need to access to. Therefore, sometimes you need to enable Flash permissions for various websites.

In this post, we have listed steps to manage Flash permissions in Chrome. With this, you can allow, block or make the website seek permission to open the Flash file as per your wish.

This will not only stop Flash files from auto-playing eating up your data but also minimize the chances of malicious code executing. So. let’s get started!

Manage Flash Permissions

Steps to Activate Flash Player in Google Chrome

Follow these to get Flash Player in Chrome:

Step 1: Click on the three-dot menu and choose Settings.

Settings Tab step-1

Settings Tab step-2

Step 2: Scroll till the bottom of the page to find Advanced.

Settings Tab step-3

Step 3: Under Privacy and Security, select Content Settings.

get Flash Player in Chrome step-3

Step 4: Under Content Settings, locate and click Flash.

get Flash Player in Chrome step-4

Step 5: Toggle the switch beside Ask first (recommended) to turn it on.

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Steps To Play Flash Content in Google Chrome

In Google Chrome, if you want to watch a flash content, you need to click on the Flash Player to initiate. Well, it can be time wasting if you work on a lot of websites with Flash media, but trust us, it is to keep you safe.

As soon as you click on the Adobe Player, you will get a pop-up asking whether you want to allow or block Flash for the website you are on. If you want to run it, click Allow.

The page will reload and now the Flash file will play.

Steps to Change Flash Permissions in Google Chrome

If you want to change the settings of a website related to Flash, then you can do it anytime you want. You can change the settings at any time you want. You can change the Flash permissions by two methods in Chrome.

Way 1: Use the Padlock

Steps To Change Flash Permissions For  A Particular Website:

Step 1: Go to the website which has Flash content.

Use the Padlock step-1

Step 2: Click on the lock or icon with I inside the circle (left of the address bar) to get options.

Use the Padlock step-2

Step 3: Click the dropdown menu beside Flash.

Step 4: Choose the permission you want among Ask First, Allow and Block

Step 5: Now click Reload to let the permissions come into effect.

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Way 2: Settings Tab

Step 1:  Click the three-dots located on the right-hand side of the browser and choose Settings.

get Flash Player in Chrome

Step 2: Scroll till the bottom of the page to find Advanced.

Settings Tab step-2

Step 3: Under Privacy and Security, select Content Settings.

Settings Tab step-3

Step 4: Under Content Settings, locate and click Flash.

Settings Tab step-4

Step 5:  Under Allow or Block Section, find the website, click on trash icon to remove it from either the list.

So, in this way, you can manage Flash permissions in Chrome. You can also choose different flash permission of a particular website as per your wish.

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