How to Enable and Disable Flash Player in your browser

How to Enable and Disable Flash Player in your browser?

You will learn how to enable and disable your flash player in your website. The process for enabling or disabling them will vary depending on the browser you are using since cookies are maintained by your web browser.

chrome-smallGoogle Chrome

1. Open your Google Chrome browser, type in chrome://plugins/ in the address bar and press enter.

2. You will find the list of plugins available for use. Find the Adobe Flash Player plugin by scrolling down. You will then see if the plugin is enabled or disabled. If it is disabled, tick the enable command to enable it. You will also be able to check the Always Allowed box if you want to keep the plugin enabled all the time.

3. There you have it. Your Google Chrome browser can now use online resources that use Adobe Flash Player.

ie-smallInternet Explorer

1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and click the Tools button on the upper right corner. From the options that pop out, you will then choose Manage Add-ons.

2. Once the dialogue box pops up, you will click Toolbars and Extensions. Scroll down the list to find Shockwave Flash Object. If it is disable, you can enable it.

3. That’s it. Now you’re Internet Explorer browser is ready to play anything that needs an Adobe Flash Player.

edge-smallMicrosoft Edge

1. Activate your Microsoft Edge browser and click on the icon that resembled these three dots “…” on the upper right corner of the window.

2. You will then highlight Settings from the options that pop out and click it.

3. Click advanced settings from the options that pop out.

4. If the Use Adobe Flash Player option is Off, turn it On.

firefox-smallMozilla Firefox

1. Open your Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the icon that resembled three horizontal bars.

2. Click the Add-ons button from the drop down menu

3. Find Shockwave Flash and choose Always on.


1. Open your Opera internet browser and click on the Menu. Once the options drop down, highlight More Tools and click on Show Developer Tools.

2. Click on the Menu button again and you will see the Developer Tools option has become available. Highlight the Developer Tools to make another options window pop out and click Plug-ins.

3. Find the Adobe Flash Player plugin and enable it.


1. Open your Safari web browser, find the gear icon, click it to access the drop down menu and then click on Preferences.

2. Click the Security Tab once the dialogue box appears and click the Manage Website Settings buttons.

3. Select Adobe Flash Player and Allow on the When visiting other websites box.