How to Play Flash Games

Due to Updates for Chrome and Safari who has went ahead and auto-disabled Flash. This caused a major problem for online games. However, it’s super easy to enable and start playing games again. You should also have the most up-to-date version of Flash installed, which you can find here.  

Enabling Flash in Chrome

Update !

To enable Flash for all websites, open your Chrome browser and type chrome://settings/content or chrome://settings/content/flash in the address bar, then press enter. Then on the Content Settings page, scroll down to Flash and select the button next to ‘Allow sites to run Flash’

Slide where the arrow is to enable Flash

Old Chrome – Method #2

1. Type chrome://plugins in your address bar. You will see the following screen:

Type in chrome://plugins
Slide where the arrow is to enable Flash

2. Navigate to the section labelled ‘Adobe Flash Player’ and make sure that the link below in blue reads ‘Disable’ and the box next to “Always allowed to run” is checked. Note: Clicking ‘Disable’ will disable your Flash, so unless it reads ‘Enable,’ you do not need to click it. If the box next to “Always allowed to run” is not checked, you will need to make sure it is checked for Flash to be enabled. 

3. Navigate to the audio or video player you were using. 

Enabling Flash in Safari 

1. Open Safari and select Safari, then Preferences 

Safari -> Preferences

2. Click the Security tab. Ensure that Enable JavaScript and Allow Plug-ins are selected. Click Plug-in Settings.

Security -> Enable JavaScript

3. Select Adobe Flash Player

Tick Adobe Flash Flayer

From the When visiting other websites menu, choose On, and then click Done.

Toggle to “On” to enable

4. For each website appearing in Currently Open Websites, choose On in the menu on the right. Click ‘Done’ to save changes. 

Toggle “On” to Enable

5. Navigate to the audio or video player you were using. 

Enabling Flash in Firefox 

For Mac OS

1. Select Firefox, then Tools and then Add-ons 

Tools -> Add-Ons

2. Select Plugins

3. In the list of Add-ons, locate Shockwave Flash (this is the Flash Player) and review what appears to the right of the plug-in name.

Set to “Always Activate”

4. Set to ‘Always Activate’ and close the window.

Set to “Always Activate”

5. Navigate to the audio or video player you were using. 

For Windows

1. Select Firefox, then Tools and then Add-ons 

Tools -> Add-Ons

2. Select Plugins

3. In the list of Add-ons, locate Shockwave Flash (this is the Flash Player) and review what appears to the right of the plug-in name.

Set to “Always Activate”

4. Set to ‘Always Activate’ and close the window.

Set to “Always Activate”

5. Navigate to the audio or video player you were using. 

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