How to change Flash permissions in Chrome

Updated: 12/16/2018 by Computer Hope
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As Google moves toward using only extensions, Adobe Flash has become the last plugin left. To change the permissions for Flash and its access rights to your computer, follow the steps in the sections below.

Changing permissions

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the window, click the The menu icon in Google Chrome. icon.
  3. From the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. In the next window, scroll to the bottom and click The button that opens the advanced menu in Chrome settings..
  5. Under the Privacy and security section, locate the Content settings option, and the click then triangle on the right side.

The content settings selector in Google Chrome.

Plugin access to your computer

  1. Find and click the arrow on the right side of the Unsandboxed plugin access option.

The unsandboxed menu in Chrome.

  1. For the Ask when a site wants to use a plugin to access your computer option, set the toggle switch to the onThe toggle switch in Goole Chrome. or off The toggle off button in Chrome. position.

Force Flash to ask permission before it runs

  1. Find and click the arrow on the right side of the Flash option.

The ask first selector Flash in Google Chrome.

  1. For the Ask first option, set the toggle switch to the onThe toggle switch in Goole Chrome. or off The toggle off button in Chrome. position.