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Enabling Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome is Easier Than You Think – Learn How

Adobe Flash can still be extremely useful for your browser in the absence of something better. If you want your browser to enable and ease the process of displaying multimedia content, that’s where Adobe Flash comes in handy. There also has to be said that Adobe will cease to offer support for its Flash software in 2020, therefore finding a good alternative seems like a ‘must’.

But you know what they say: there’s no reward without fighting for it. The same goes for Adobe Flash: you need to follow some certain steps for getting it running on Google Chrome. Furthermore, some websites won’t be working if the user doesn’t enable Adobe Flash. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Open the Chrome browser from your computer.
  2. Go to the desired website with the video or game.
  3. To the left of the bar where you type in the web address, click Lock or Info.
  4. At the bottom, select Site Settings.
  5. In the new tab shown, to the right of “Flash,” select the Down arrow and then hit Allow.

That’s all you have to do, and the Adobe Flash will become available for you in no-time.


The Flash Player was initially released over two decades ago, in 1996. Adobe Flash Player, which is labeled as Shockwave Flash in Internet Explorer and Firefox, is a computer software that uses content created on the Adobe Flash platform. This includes executing rich Internet applications, viewing multimedia contents, and streaming audio and video. Flash Player can run both as a browser plug-in or on supported mobile devices. The Flash Player is distributed as freeware.

Since almost three years ago, Adobe itself announced that its beloved Flash Player will be gradually shut down until it will disappear completely in 2020. The same post claims that the Flash Player will stop being updated and distributed until the end of 2020. This means that Adobe Flash Player could still be around for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, but not further beyond.



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