Enable Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is software used to transmit and watch video, audio and multimedia on a compatible computer or mobile device.

Flash player was created by Macromedia and has been developed and distributed by Adobe Systems since Adobe acquired Macromedia. Some browsers like Google Chrome or Firefox block Flash Player by default. Sometimes, when you start playing the video, you can see this message in video player.

“THIS PLUGIN IS VULNERABLE AND SHOULD BE UPDATED”.

Some browsers are embedded with your Flash version, you do not have to install a separate add-in to enable Flash in Chrome. Follow the steps below to enable the Flash on all websites you visit or in certain domains of websites.

Enable Adobe Flash Player in Chrome

Windows

In the address bar, type Chrome://settings/content .

Chrome Settings

On the Content settings screen, find the Flash Player listing.

Content Settings

In order to check the status, click on the right side.

running flash

Here you can see “Block site from running Flash”, toggle the button to turn it on.

On flash

Go back to the page with the Flash content. If it doesn’t load automatically, at the top left, click Reload.

Enable Adobe Flash Player in Firefox

Windows

Open Firefox

Choose Firefox > Tools > Add-ons

Firefox tools

Or

Click the Tools-option on the top-right of the screen (looks like 03 horizontal lines).

firefox open menu

Select Plugins from left menu.

Firefox plugins

In the list of Add-ons, look for Shockwave Flash and check the status that appears to the right of the plug-in name.

shockwave Flash

In the list find Shockwave Flash and make sure it is set to Always Activate.

Shockwave flash activation

Close and Reload Chrome.

Enable Flash Player in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer

  • Launch Internet Explorer.
  • Click the gearicon and select Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  • In the list find Shockwave Flash Objectand make sure the Status is set to Enable.
  • Click Close.
  • Close and Reload Internet Explorer.

Enable Adobe Flash Player in Safari

Safari browser

  • Launch Safari.
  • Click Preferencesand select the Security tab.
  • Next to Internet plugins, make sure Allow Pluginsis checked.
    While you are here, make sure Enable JavaScript (next to Web Content) is checked as well.
  • Close the Preferences window.
  • Close and Reload Safari.

 

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