How to enable Adobe Flash Player in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge

In this article, I will show you how to enable Flash Player in Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer web browser on Windows Operating System. Adobe Flash Player is a useful software for playing online games and watching online shows on your web browser.

Before proceeding, make sure you have downloaded and installed Adobe Flash Player on your Windows computer.

How to Enable Flash Player in Chrome

In google chrome, you don’t have to download or install it Flash Player as it comes inbuilt in chrome browser. You have to enable it if it is disabled in your chrome browser.

#1. Open Google Chrome web browser and type chrome://settings/content in the address bar and hit enter. It will open the content settings screen.

#2. Now click on the Flash Settings option as shown in below screenshot.


#3. On the next screen, enable the Allow sites to run Flash to “enable the Flash on chrome”. Your changes will be saved automatically.


#4. Important Tip: If you want to block or allow Flash for any particular site, add the site URL using Allow or Block options as shown in above screenshot.

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How to Enable Flash Player in Firefox

#1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser, click on the menu icon ( 3-horizontal bars) located at the upper-right corner and click on Add-ons.


#2. Click on the Plugins from the left sidebar, you will find Shockwave Flash plugin, which is a Flash plugin for FirefoxNow, select Always Activate from the drop-down menu to “enable Flash on Firefox”.active-shockwave-flash-firefox

#3. In future, if you want to disable Flash in Firefox, you can do so by selecting the Never Activate option.

How to Enable Flash Player in Internet Explorer

#1. Open any web page that has a rich media content in Internet Explorer. For eg. visit Adobe Help page in your IE browser.

#2. Click Tools menu located at the upper right corner and select Manage add-ons. See screenshot for reference.


#3. Select Toolbars and Extensions, you will find Shockwave Flash Object plugin. Make sure the extension is enabled. See screenshot for reference.


#4. If Shockwave Flash object is disabled, enable it by selecting it and click on Enable as shown in the screenshot.

How to Enable Adobe Flash Player in Microsoft Edge ( Windows 10)

Follow the instructions mentioned below to enable or disable Flash Player in Edge browser for Windows 10 OS.

#1. Open Microsoft Edge. Click on the menu icon (3-horizontal dot ) and click Settings.

#2. Scroll down to the bottom and click on the View Advanced Settings.


#3. Here, you will find Use Adobe Flash Player. Toggle the button to enable or disable it.


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