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How to manually grant Flash permission to operate in your Internet browser using your Cam & Mic
on 23 October 2014 04:31 PM

The below guide explains how to manually grant Flash permission to operate in your Internet browser.

Important: If you are using Google Chrome, Flash may only be installed in your web browser and not on your operating system. In order to complete the following steps you will first need to install Flash on your computer. Download Flash Player.

Granting permissions on Windows

  • Access the settings by clicking "Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Flash Player".
Windows Flash Player Settings Manager
  • Select the tab labelled "Camera and Mic" and then click the button "Camera and Microphone Settings by Site".
Windows Camera and Microphone Settings by Site
  • Select "Add..."
  • Enter the address of the website that Flash needs access to. For MyEnglishlab products, enter this address: api.learnosity.com
  • Choose the option "Allow".
  • You should then click "Add" and you are complete.

Granting permissions on a Mac

  • Access the settings by going to System Preferences and clicking "Flash Player".
  • Once in the Settings Manager click on "Camera and Mic".
Mac Flash Player Settings Manager
  • Then click on the button "Camera and Microphone Settings by Site...".
Mac Camera and Microphone Settings by Site
  • In here you can add the address of the website that requires permission to use Flash by clicking on the button "+".
  • Add the address of the website into the box labelled "Website Domain:".
  • From the drop down box labelled "When this site wants to use a camera or mic:" choose the option "Allow".
Mac Add Camera and Microphone Settings by Site
  • You should then click "Add" and you are complete.

For more information please visit the Flash manager settings documentation: Settings Manager

Google Chrome and other environments: Granting permissions via Settings manager

    • Privacy settings can also be configured via the Settings manager which can be accessed via the link below:
Flash Privacy Settings
  • The settings manager can be useful for desktops were the privacy settings are not accessible or using browsers which support flash but do not have a privacy configuration dialog
 
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