How to watch Livestreams and Videos in HTML5 on

HTML5 streaming on mobile and desktop has been part of from v2.4 release. With many users still confused on how to enable HTML5 live streaming and video playback, we will go through a simple guide on how to enable HTML5 on

If you already have Adobe Flash disabled, check out HTML5 broadcasting on now!

Note: By default, we try to utilize HTML5 for streaming purposes. If your browser has Adobe Flash enabled, then the broadcasts use Adobe Flash instead of HTML5. Disabling Adobe Flash can do the trick, and enable our website to render videos/broadcasts in HTML5.


Let’s move on to enable HTML5 for the four major browsers in the market, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

Google Chrome

Step 1: Enabling HTML5 in Google Chrome is easy. All you need to do is type in “chrome://plugins/” in the URL bar.

Once done, you will see a plugin page.


All the plugins are listed here

Step 2: Click on the disable button on Adobe Flash Player.


Click on Disable

Step 3: Now enjoy livestreams and videos in HTML5 glory.


Step 1: Disabling Flash player in Firefox is easy. All, you need to do is open up the Firefox top right menu (three horizontal lines) and then go to Add-ons.


Firefox Menu

Step 2: Now click on “Plugins” on the left menu.


Click on Plugins

Step 3: You will see “Shockwave Flash” listed there. Click on the right drop-down menu and choose “never activate”.


Disable Shockwave Flash

Step 4: Enjoy using HTML5!

Internet Explorer

Step 1: Go to “Tools” from the main menu.


Internet Explorer Menu

Step 2: Next, you need to open “Manage Add-ons”.


Click on “Manage add-ons”

Step 3: Click on “Toolbars and Extensions” on the left section of the popup window.


Add-on Types

Step 4: Disable “Adobe Flash” by pressing right-click and then choosing “disable” option.

Step 5: Enjoy pure HTML5 broadcasts on

Microsoft Edge

Step 1: Open the top-right corner menu by click on the three dots.

Step 2: Select the option, “Settings” and the same section will be populated with new options.


Edge menu

Step 3: Choose “Advanced Settings”.


Click on Vide Advanced Settings

Step 4: Turn Off the “Use Adobe Flash Player” option.


Bye Bye Adobe Flash Player

Step 5: Enjoy HTML5 streams.

Are you using a different browser? Check out the particular official browser docs and you will find out how to disable adobe flash.

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About author

I, Dr. Michael J. Garbade is the co-founder of the Education Ecosystem (aka LiveEdu), ex-Amazon, GE, Rebate Networks, Y-combinator. Python, Django, and DevOps Engineer. Serial Entrepreneur. Experienced in raising venture funding. I speak English and German as mother tongues. I have a Masters in Business Administration and Physics, and a Ph.D. in Venture Capital Financing. Currently, I am the Project Lead on the community project -Nationalcoronalvirus Hotline I write subject matter expert technical and business articles in leading blogs like,, Cybrary, Businessinsider,, TechinAsia, Coindesk, and Cointelegraph. I am a frequent speaker and panelist at tech and blockchain conferences around the globe. I serve as a start-up mentor at Axel Springer Accelerator, NY Edtech Accelerator, Seedstars, and Learnlaunch Accelerator. I love hackathons and often serve as a technical judge on hackathon panels.