How to change Flash permissions in Chrome
Updated: 12/16/2018 by Computer Hope
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.
- Open the Google Chrome browser.
- In the upper-right corner of the window, click the icon.
- From the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
- In the next window, scroll to the bottom and click .
- Under the Privacy and security section, locate the Content settings option, and the click then triangle on the right side.
Plugin access to your computer:
- Find and click the arrow on the right side of the Unsandboxed plugin access option.
- For the Ask when a site wants to use a plugin to access your computer option, set the toggle switch to the on or off position.
Force Flash to ask permission before it runs:
- Find and click the arrow on the right side of the Flash option.
- For the Ask first option, set the toggle switch to the on or off position.
- Determine what Adobe Flash version and versions of other plug-ins you are using.
- How can I adjust Adobe Flash settings or see who has permission?
- How to add extensions to your browser.
- How to disable or remove browser extensions.
- See our Flash and permission definition for further information and related links.
- Chrome help and support.