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How to Delete Autofill on Chrome

Filling out online forms with the help of an Autofill program is an incredibly time saving feature. Not only addresses, but Chrome can autofill usernames, passwords, and credit card details as well. All of this comes in really handy when you’re signing up on a new website.

However, as convenient as autofill maybe, it is also annoying when it doesn’t get things right, or when it saves data with mixed values from forms of various kinds that we fill online.

Also, when there are multiple users on a PC, using a single Chrome account. It’s much better to have autofill turned off to avoid running into each others’ form data.

Chrome Autofill Data Types

Chrome categorizes Autofill into the following three forms of data.

  • Passwords: Chrome saves username and password for a website to autofill it for you when needed.
  • Payment methods: Your credit and debit card details are stored here and offered for autofill on pages where the respective form fields are available.
  • Addresses and more: Chrome stores addresses and offers to autofill when you click on a relevant form field on a website.

How to Delete Autofill Addresses in Chrome

If Chrome’s autofill for addresses isn’t working correctly for you, here’s how you disable the feature entirely or delete an autofill form that’s not filling out details correctly.

  1. Launch Chrome on your PC, click on the ⋮ menu button on the top-right corner of the screen, then select Settings from the context menu.
  2. Click Addresses and more under the Autofill section on the settings screen.
  3. (Optional) If you’d like to completely turn off Chrome’s Autofill for Addresses, turn off the toggle switch next to Save and fill addresses option.
  4. Under the Addresses section, click on the ⋮ button next to the addresses you’d like to delete, then select Remove.

How to Delete Autofill Passwords in Chrome

To delete all username and passwords or data for a specific site from Chrome Autofill, do the following:

  1. Launch Chrome on your PC, click on the ⋮ menu button on the top-right corner of Chrome and select Settings from the context menu.
  2. Click Passwords under the Autofill section on the settings screen.
  3. Under the Saved Passwords section, find the username and password you’d like to delete. Then click the ⋮ button next to the eye icon for that username, and select Remove.

That’s it. Repeat the steps for all passwords that you’d like to remove. Also, to avoid saving passwords in Chrome Autofill in future, turn off the toggle switch next to “Offer to save passwords” at the top of the page.


How to Delete Autofill Payment Methods in Chrome

If you’re sharing your PC with a friend, you may want to delete your Credit card details from the Chrome’s Autofill settings. Although Chrome does require the card’s CVV before anyone can use it through autofill, it’s still better to not keep your card details on a shared computer.

  1. Launch Chrome on your PC, click on the ⋮ menu button on the top-right corner of Chrome and select Settings from the context menu.
  2. Click Payment methods under the Autofill section on the settings screen.
  3. (Optional) If you’d like to turn off Chrome’s Autofill for Payment methods completely, turn off the toggle next to Save and fill payment methods at the top of the screen.
  4. Under the Payment methods section, find the card you’d like to delete. Then click the ⋮ button next to it, and select Remove.

Happy browsing!

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