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Adobe Flash was the front runner when it came to displaying media-rich content on the web. However, as time went by more open web technologies came up which were more secure and fast. Adobe had to finally quit as they will no longer provide support of Flash Player after December 2020. Flash now comes blocked on most browsers by default and some require an extension to run Flash. You can easily unblock Adobe Flash Player on chrome and enjoy Adobe Flash Player based websites.
If you try to open a Flash Player based website and Chrome blocks all Adobe Flash player content. This can be a bit frustrating at times. In Chrome, Adobe Flash Player is now blocked by default. Any video content on websites that uses Adobe Flash Player will not be displayed on Chrome.
You just need to go Chrome settings and follow the steps listed below to unblock Adobe Flash Player on Chrome. Also, there are two more methods by which you can unblock flash on Chrome.
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How to unblock Adobe Flash Player on Chrome?
- Step 1: Open the menu in Chrome located in the top right corner. Then select the ‘Settings‘ option which is the third option from below.
- Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Privacy and security‘ section and then click on ‘Site Settings‘. Next, scroll down to the ‘Content‘ section in Site Settings.
- Step 3: Then click on ‘Flash’ and allow Flash Content to display on Chrome.
How to Manually unblock Flash Player on Chrome?
Even after you have enabled the Adobe Flash Player in Chrome settings, you need to manually enable it again whenever you visit a new website with Flash Player content. Follow the steps below to manually unblock Adobe Flash Player on Chrome.
- Step 1: After you’ve enabled Adobe Flash Player on Chrome then go to any website that has Adobe Flash Player Content.
- Step 2: Then click on the lock icon beside the URL and in ‘Flash‘ drop-down select allow as shown in the picture below.
- Step 3: After you allow Flash content you will see a notification just below the URL as shown in the picture below. Click on ‘Reload‘ and your website will display Flash Content after it reloads.
Some websites will automatically display a pop-up when you open them, click on ‘Allow‘ to allow Adobe Flash content as shown in the picture below.
Also, when you reopen Chrome after then settings you’ve applied previously for each website will not be saved. You’ll also be notified that Flash Player will not be available after December 2020 as shown below. Click on Turn Off to set all settings back to default, this won’t allow Flash Content from running on websites again.
We are very near towards the end of Flash Player, in some time we will not be able to use it. Although there are many new web technologies in the market that have taken over this segment which are faster and better. This doesn’t mean you won’t be able to display flash content at all after December 2020.
You can still use it after the date with browser extensions and some other techniques. Also, we hope you have successfully unblocked Adobe Flash Player on Chrome after reading this article.