How to Enable ActiveX on a Mac

By Brendan O'Brien

ActiveX is a type of code that allows certain Web features and applications to be shown on Internet Explorer. If you run Internet Explorer as your browser on your Mac, you may want to enable ActiveX to get the best out of your Web experience.

Step 1

Open Internet Explorer on your Mac.

Step 2

Click "Explorer" in the top-left corner.

Step 3

Select the "Web Content" tab on the left. Put a check mark in both boxes next to "Enable scripting" and "Enable plug-ins" in the "Active Content" section.

Step 4

Click the "OK" button and restart your browser.