Jun 4, 2018

How to Disable a Chrome Plug-In

Chrome plug-ins such as Adobe Flash are managed through Chrome's Content Settings window.

  1. Use the chrome://settings/content URL or open the Chrome menu and follow the path Settings > Show advanced settings > Content Settings.
  2. Scroll to the plug-in you want to control and click on it. Click the slider to toggle the plug-in on or off. You may also see Block and Allow sections where you can input specific websites on which to disable (or enable) the plug-in.
    1. You disable Flash, for example, by clicking the arrow to the right of it and moving the slider next to Ask First (recommended) to the Off position. Individual blocked sites or Allowed sites can be added to this screen. In some plug-ins, the verbiage next to the slider says Allow
To stop websites from using plug-ins, click the arrow next to the Unsandboxed plug-in access listing in the Content Settings screen and activate the slider next to Ask when a site wants to use a plug-in to access your computer.