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How To Disable And Clear AutoFill Info From Google Chrome 2017

Autofill and autocomplete are one of the best features Google Chrome provides. Once enabled, you don’t have to go through tedious text fields to type down the same information repeatedly.

However, there are times, when you don’t want autofill to take over but somehow it does. Unfortunately, you end up refilling the entire form one by one. The problem becomes a headache when your machine isn’t secure and you’ve got your card details and SSN stored as auto-fill.

Well, this is the time you become in-charge and stop your browser to fill out the information without your consent. Today, we’re going to list down the steps for you to disable and clear autofill information from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome on your machine.
  2. Click on the Chrome menu icon. (Three vertical dots/lines at top right-hand side of screen.)three dot
  3. Click on Settings.setting
  4. Scroll down at the bottom most of the page and click on “Advanced”.advanced in chrome
  5. Under ‘Password and forms’, click on ‘Autofill settings’.

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  1. Switch-off the autofill setting by clicking on the switch.

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  1. Relaunch Google Chrome. (not necessary but recommended).

How to clear autofill data from Google Chrome?

  1. Launch the Google Chrome on your machine.
  2. Click on the Chrome menu icon. (Three vertical dots/lines at top right-hand side of screen.)
  3. Click on Settings.
  4. Scroll down at the bottom most of the page and click on “Advanced”.
  5. Click on ‘Clear browsing data’ under ‘Privacy and security’.

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  1. Select ‘the beginning of time’ at the top, uncheck every other history that you don’t want to delete and check ‘Autofill form data’.
  2. Click on . clear browsing data

 

Once you’re done with above steps, there are no more suggestions available while filling up a form. Though, you can make changes in your records and autofill data by applying almost the same steps. Its always recommended to disable and clear autofill info from Google Chrome on a public computer.

Rishi Sharma

Rishi Sharma is a technical writer at Systweak Software. Being a software developer, he inclines to write about modern technology and progressive security for computers. One staunch admirer of Cricket, Rishi is also an active social worker and a gourmand.

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