How Do I Disable or Clear AutoFill/AutoComplete Information?

IN THIS ARTICLE:
Learn how to disable or clear the AutoFill/AutoComplete information in some of the most popular web browsers to prevent this information from being unintentionally saved or used in your browser.

You can view more information about each browser and how to disable or clear AutoFill/AutoComplete information below:

Google Chrome Instructions

In Google Chrome, you will want to not only turn off autofill data, but also clear it. Instructions are listed below.

Turning Off Autofill in Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu icon. (Three dots at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. In the "Autofill" section, expand the area for which you wish to disable Autofill.
  4. Toggle the setting OFF if it is on.  The system will automatically save your settings.

Clearing Autofill Data in Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu icon. (Three dots at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on History, then click on History again in the menu that appears.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
    (Alternatively, you can press CTRL+SHIFT+DEL on your keyboard to bypass steps 1-3.)
  4. If it is not already selected, click on the "Advanced" tab.
  5. At the top, choose “All Time” option to clear all saved data.
  6. Make sure that the “Autofill Form Data” option is checked. If you wish to clear "Passwords and other sign-in data", be sure to check that option as well.
  7. Click "Clear Data."

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history.

Firefox Instructions

In Firefox, you will want to not only turn off autofill data, but also clear it. Instructions are listed below.

Turning off Autofill in Firefox

  1. Click on the Firefox menu icon. (Three lines at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. Choose "Privacy & Security."
  4. In the "Forms & Autofill" section uncheck the options for which you wish to disable Autofill. The system will automatically save your settings.

Clearing Autofill Data in Firefox

  1. Click on the Firefox menu icon. (Three lines at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. Choose "Privacy & Security."
  4. In the "History" section, click on the "Clear History" button.
    (Alternatively, you can press CTRL+SHIFT+DEL on your keyboard to bypass steps 1-3.)
  5. In the "Time Range to Clear" dropdown menu, choose “Everything.”
  6. Make sure “Form & Search History” is checked.
  7. Click "OK" to clear the Autofill data.

Disabling and Clearing Saved Logins and Passwords in Firefox

  1. Click on the Firefox menu icon. (Three lines at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. Choose "Privacy & Security."
  4. In the "Logins and Passwords" section, uncheck "sk to save logins and passwords for websites" and "Autofill logins and passwords."
  5. To clear any saved Logins, click "Saved Logins."
    • This will bring up a list of all of your saved Logins. Each Login will have a "Remove" option, so if needed you can remove them one at a time.
    • To delete ALL saved logins, click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, then choose "Remove All Logins."
    • Enable the "Yes, removed these logins" option to verify that you wish to remove all of the Logins, then click "Remove All" to delete them.

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history. 

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) Instructions

In Edge, you will want to not only turn off autofill data, but also clear it. Instructions are listed below.

Turning off Autofill in Edge (Chromium)

  1. Click on the "Settings and More" icon. (Three dots at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. The menu should default to "Profiles." If not, select this option from the menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
  4. In the "Your Profile" section, click on each of the following and be sure the option is toggled off:
    • Passwords
    • Payment info

Clearing Autofill Data in Edge (Chromium)

  1. Click on the "Settings and More" icon. (Three dots at top right of screen.)
  2. Click on "Settings."
  3. Click on "Privacy, search and services."
  4. In the "Clear Browsing Data" section, click "Choose What to Clear."
  5. For the "Time Range", choose ALL TIME.
  6. Be sure "Autofill Form Data (Includes Forms and Cards)" is checked. If you wish to clear "Passwords", be sure to check that option as well.
  7. Click "Clear Now."

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history. 
 

Safari Instructions

In Safari, you will want to not only turn off autofill data, but also clear it. Instructions are listed below. 

Turning off Autofill in Safari

  1. Click on the Safari menu. (The word Safari at the top of the screen.)
  2. Click on "Preferences."
  3. Choose "AutoFill"
  4. Uncheck “Using info from my Contacts Card/Address Book Card” and “Other Forms”
  5. Click Done.

Clearing Autofill Data in Safari

  1. Click on the Safari menu. (The word Safari at the top of the screen.)
  2. Click on "Preferences."
  3. Choose "AutoFill"
  4. Next to “User Names and Passwords” click "Edit."
  5. Click "Remove All" or find any information stored for iClassPro.com and remove it specifically.
  6. Click "Done."

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history. 

Find more information about managing user names and passwords with Safari on the Apple website at https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/use-autofill-ibrw1103/mac

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