How To: Enable Java in Safari or Chrome on MacBook

In Safari, perform the following steps to enable Java so it will run:

  1. Choose Safari > Preferences.

  2. Click the "Security" tab, then click the "Manage Website Settingsā€¦" button.

  3. For each website you have visited that uses the Java web plug-in, you can choose one of four settings, but we recommend you select Allow

In Chrome, perform the following steps to enable Java (Yosemite):

  1. Click the menu icon to the right of the browser toolbar

  2. Select Settings

  3. Click the Show advanced settings... link

  4. Click Content Settings in the 'Privacy section'

  5. Select Allow local data to be set in the 'Cookies' section

  6. Select Allow all sites to run JavaScript in the 'JavaScript' section

In Chrome, perform the following steps to enable Java (OS X Mavericks):

  1. Java for Web browsers is disabled by default. You have to enable it in Java Control Panel. Follow the steps below to enable it for the browsers.

  2. Go to System preferences -> Java. A new window will open. Go to security tab (4th from left). Tick the checkbox labeled "Enable java content in the browser".

  1. In Safari you have to allow Java plugin as well. Go to Preferences->Security. Enable Internet plugin.

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