How to block and unblock Flash in Chrome

Updated: 11/30/2020 by Computer Hope
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As Google moves toward using only extensions, Adobe Flash has become the last plug-in left. To choose whether or not Chrome allows Flash content, follow the steps below.

Changing permissions

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. In the upper-right of the Chrome window, click the Chrome menu icon. icon.
  3. Select Settings from the drop-down menu.

Settings selector in Chrome.

  1. On the left side of the screen, click Privacy and security.

Privacy and security selector.

  1. In the middle of the page, expand the Site Settings option.

Chrome site settings selector.

  1. On the Site Settings page, scroll to the bottom of the screen. Under the Content section, click the Flash option.

Chrome Flash selector.

  1. In the Flash section, click the toggle switch to choose between Chrome blocking Flash or allowing it after asking first.

Toggle switch for Flash in Chrome.