There are many of the websites that make use of the Adobe Flash Player to deliver you interactive content like video chats and video streaming. For this to work, you have to give permissions to use your camera and microphone to Adobe Flash Player on all those sites. For example, when you visit an online web chat site like Omegle, it uses Adobe Flash Player to access your web cam or microphone. Even if you clear all the web cache and history in your web browser, the list of all these websites is retained in Flash Player settings unless you manually clear it all.
You can follow these simple steps to manage the website permissions in Adobe Flash Player :
- Open Windows Control Panel from by pressing Win+X and selecting Control Panel in Windows 8 and later. You can open the Control Panel from the Start Menu in Windows 7 or earlier.
- In the Control Panel, type Flash in the search box and then click on Flash Player (32-bit) when it is displayed in the search results.
- In the Flash Player Settings Manager, switch to the Camera and Mic tab and then click on the Camera and Microphone Settings by Site button.
- In the window that opens, you will see a list of all the websites for which you have given permissions to use the camera or microphone. You have to select any website and then choose a permission for it – Allow, Block or Ask for permission.
- You can also click on the Remove button to remove any website from the list. Similarly, you can manually add a new website and modify its permissions by clicking on the Add button.
Conclusion: The camera and microphone permissions given through the Adobe Flash Player for various websites can be managed easily through the Flash Player settings in the Control Panel. This way you can remove previously added sites, modify their permissions and add new sites with their own permissions.