After dealing with many Adobe Flash issues, be it security issues or performance issues, enough is enough. It is a high time to disable Flash in Google Chrome. With the most recent update, you can disable the flash or kill it all together, or set it to run only when you tell it to.

When it comes to turning the flash off in Google Chrome, you have got a couple options.

 

How to Set Flash to Run When You Want it To

This may be the option many people will take. At times, you might be needed to run a flash element. Here is how to go about it.

  • Go to the settings; chrome://settings.
  • Go to ‘Privacy’ and click on ‘Content settings.’
  • Go to ‘Plugins’ and click on ‘Let me choose when to run plug in content.’

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In case you run into a Flash content, you will see a gray box instead. To run Flash, you will need to hold the ‘control’ button and click on the element. This method blocks flash and still gives you the option to run it again.

If things get wonky, choose the ‘Detect and run important plugin content’ option.

How to Disable Flash in Chrome

In case you want to disable Flash in Google Chrome altogether, it is a very easy thing to do. Keep in mind that you are completely disabling the flash plugin and there isn’t option to use it when needed. Here is how to go about it:

  • Go to chrome://plugins
  • Go to the ‘Adobe Flash Player’ plugin
  • Choose ‘Disable’ link to disable the Flash plugin.

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