Chrome : how to disable the Flash Player plug-in ?.


If you surf on the internet with Google Chrome, you may be accustomed to seeing the Flash plug-in crash. However, according to Adobe Systems, this bug crash can be corrected with the update of Chrome.

This update disables Shockwave Flash by default, so this will be up to you to activate it.

In effect, a message will appear each time you go on a web page you have visited, which is not yet passed to the HTML5, the alternative to Flash.

For those wishing to resolutely make use of the Flash, its manual activation could, in the long run, eventually you weigh.

In addition, this plug-in is known for its fragile security, its slowness, and its energy consumption, the fact that it supports pages analytical.

Google strongly encourages all websites to move to HTML5 because the technology is lighter and faster. According to Google, most sites have already switched to this technology, and have noted a gain in timeliness, responsiveness and even battery saving for the mobile devices !

By the way : Flash has never been supported on iOS devices, and since a few years, has been removed from Android devices.

Disable Flash in Chrome.

To update Chrome.

Google Chrome, unlike other browsers, has its own version of Adobe Flash Player Player built-in. So, its plug-in updates at the same time as Chrome.

To check if you are on the latest version of Chrome :

Open Chrome, click the 3 dots in the top right.
Click Help (Help), and then about (About Google Chrome)..

A new window opens automatically.

If an update is available, you will see the option : update Google Chrome, click on it. Finally, click on Restart to finalize the update.

Turn off all extensions.

Open Chrome, click the 3 little dots at the top right.

Click on More tools (More tools), and then Extensions.

Or, simply type about:extensions in the URL bar.


The extensions will appear, uncheck all of them may be that the issue of Flash came from one of them.

Update drivers

If you are still having problems, you need to see on the driver side, which may be outdated. So make sure that they too are up to date.

Also, the crash of Flash can come from the content itself. And in this case, there is nothing you can do to make..

Another internet browser.

If Flash continues to crash, or that you do not want to manually enable : surf simply with another browser !