How do I use Java with the Google Chrome browser?
This article applies to:
Java 7 and Chrome on Mac OS X and LinuxChrome does not support Java 7 on the Mac or Linux platforms.
A 64-bit browser (Safari or Firefox, for example) is required to run Java 7 on Mac OS X. 32-bit browsers such as Chrome do not support Java 7 on the Mac platform. Firefox is the recommended browser for Java on Linux.
» More information about Chrome 64-bit plugin for Mac
Java plug-in needs permissionIf you see a message bar within Chrome that says Java(TM) needs your permission to run, you can perform one of the following actions:
Note: If you are downloading Java within Chrome and this message is shown, we recommend clicking the Always run on this site button.
Additional plug-in required
If you see a message bar within Chrome that says Java(TM) is required to display some elements on this page, click on Install plug-in in the Chrome message bar, or download from java.com.
Plug-in out of date
If you see a message bar within Chrome that says Java(TM) was blocked because it is out of date, click on Update plug-in in the Chrome message bar to get the latest Java.