As we know, on December 31st, 2020, the adobe flash player has reached its end of life and is officially dead, specifically as of January 2021. This means that Adobe will no longer be releasing any updates to the flash player, any security patches, or anything like that.

So, on December 31st, all the major web browsers will automatically have disabled adobe flash from running. This is because there are more secure and advanced technology options available in the market, such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly.

However, this action was mutually decided by Microsoft and Adobe in 2017 that Flash Player will be retired after 2020. But, still, there are options available to continue to use the Adobe Player. So, if you don’t know how to use it. Then, read the guide till the end to find out some best ways to unblock adobe flash player on Windows 11. Let’s check it out

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List of Best Ways to Unblock Adobe Flash Player On Windows 11 (All Browsers)

Here we covered the steps to unblock Adobe Flash Player on Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge on Windows 11 PC. So, let’s ride into a roller-coaster because you will experience some cool tricks to unblock the player.

#1. Steps to Unblock Adobe Flash Player In Firefox

If you are a Firefox browser user, then you can follow the steps we have mentioned below: 

  1. At first, launch the Firefox and hover to the Menu, and click on Addons. 
  2. Alternatively, you can search for about: addons and go to the addons option.
  3. Now, go to the Plugins section and click on the Shockwave Flash.
  4. Finally, to enable it, you need to select the Always Activate from the drop-down menu.

Shockwave Flash

#2. Steps to Unblock Adobe Flash Player In Chrome

Google Chrome is the largest and most used browser in the world. But, there are many users who don’t know how to use the flash player. So, if you are in that category, then follow the steps given below:

  1. When you visit a website on Chrome requiring Adobe Flash access, you will get a pop-up window asking you to run Flash.
  2. Firstly, launch the Chrome browser, and open the website in which you wish to use Flash. If it requires Adobe Flash Player to run, a screen will appear asking you to allow it. 
  3. Therefore, if you want to use it, click on the Allow button. Adobe Flash Player In Chrome
  4. Now, if you close the window and want to use this, you can hit the button, and the system will automatically give you the option to enable Flash.

#3. Steps to Unblock Adobe Flash Player In Edge

Recently, Microsoft totally revamped the Edge browser in Windows 11. Therefore, it might be possible that users may find it challenging to enable the flash player. So, let’s see the steps to do so: 

  • Initially, launch the Edge browser, and open the website where you wish to use the Flash. If it requires the Flash Player to run, an icon will pop up asking you to enable it. So, click on it. 
  • Now, two options will appear on the screen Allow once and Always allow. So, as per need your need choose one of the options.Allow once and Always allow

#4. Steps to Unblock Adobe Flash Player In Safari

Here are the steps that you need to follow to unblock this player on your Safari browser. So, make sure to follow them carefully:

    1. Launch the Safari browser in your Mac, and open the website where you wish to use the Flash. 
    2. Now, select Safari from the Menu and click on the preferences
    3. After that, switch to the Websites tab, navigate to the Plug-ins section and checkmark the Adobe Flash Player box.
    4. Once you select it, then check if the Adobe Flash Player is enabled.Steps to Unblock Adobe Flash Player In Safari

#5. Using Ruffle Extension (Work on All Browsers)

Now, if the above traditional ways didn’t work because as we know, Adobe recently, in January 2021, retired the Adobe Flash Player. So now, there will be no new update rollout by Adobe for this old friend.

But, that doesn’t mean that it will stop you from using the player. So, you can use the Ruffle Extension on your browser to get access to Flash. So, here I’ll tell you the steps about Google Chrom, but you can follow the same for any other browser. 

  1. Firstly, search for the Chrome web store, type ruffle in the search box, and hit the enter key.
  2. After that, select the Ruffle from the search result and hit the Add to Chrome button. Ruffle
  3. Again if prompted, hit the Add to Chrome button. Now, wait for it to complete and then start using the flash. 

So, that’s all we have for you to unblock Adobe Flash Player on Windows 11. We hope this guide helped you. But, if there is any doubt in your mind, you can share it with us in the comment section.


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