How to Enable FTP Support in Chrome In Chrome 81, FTP support is disabled by default, but you can enable it using the # enable-ftp flag. Open Chrome and type “chrome://flags” in the address bar. Once in the flags area, type “enable-ftp” in the search bar stating “search flags”. When you see the “Enable support for FTP URLs” option tap where it says “Default”. Tap “Enable” option. Hit “Relaunch Now” option at the bottom of the page. Chrome will relaunch and the Chrome will start supporting FTP.