Google Chrome MSI 85 Installer

You may have noticed that Google Chrome stopped enabling Adobe Flash Player by default from version 76 and onwards. This is annoying when you require it for certain flash websites that use flash (some video content sites for example) but you can easily re-enable it.

Google December 2020 Deadline

However, you may have noticed when opening Google Chrome that Flash Player will no longer be supported from December 2020:

Google Chrome Flash Warning

This seems to be from version 76.0.3809.100 and is pretty annoying that it keeps appearing. Once is enough thanks Google!

But, for now, you can still enable Adobe Flash within the Google Chrome settings.

Enabling Adobe Flash in Google Chrome

Video Guide

Here is a quick video guide walk through on what steps to carry out. If you scroll down a bit, we have also written step by step instructions with screenshots.

Step by Step Guide

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Browse to a Flash enabled website
  • In the address bar to the right, you will see an alert breifly appear stating Plugin Blocked
Adobe Flash Plugin Blocked in Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Plugin Blocked in Google Chrome
  • Click the alert and click the Manage button that will appear
Adobe Flash Plugin Manage
Adobe Flash Plugin Manage
  • Use the slide button to enable “Block sites from running Flash” option
Adobe Flash Block sites from running Flash Disable
Adobe Flash Block sites from running Flash Disable
Adobe Flash Block sites from running Flash Enable
Adobe Flash Block sites from running Flash Enable
  • Go back to the Flash page and click the Plugin Blocked alert again
  • Then click Run Flash this time
Adobe Flash Run Flash This Time
Adobe Flash Run Flash This Time
  • Go back to try and access your Flash website and it should now should a message saying that the site wants to run flash – click the Allow button to continue:
Run Flash Allow Button
Run Flash Allow Button

This will then allow you to run Flash on the target website and continue.


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