Quick Tip: Disable Adobe Flash Player in Chrome

How to disable Flash

The end of Adobe’s Flash Player is near. Most of the remaining Flash on the web are advertisements or “fancy” movies, created years ago. If you don’t need Flash any longer, these steps help you to disable it in Chrome.

Step 1: Open plugins

Go to chrome://plugins

This will show an overview of all your plugins.

Step 2: Disable Abode Flash Player

Press Disable on the Adobe Flash Player.

Disabled Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome

Adobe Flash Player is disabled

The color of the plugin changes and you are set. Seeing the active stance Google is taking on some matters, it probably won’t take long till Flash is fully gone.

Be safe and share this tip with others to benefit from a safer internet.

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