How to remove autofill data from your browser?


I don’t know how it happened, but using a browser I realized all sorts of bad autofill data.

The great promise of autofill is that you can fill out online forms with just one click. However, I don’t often have to go back and correct the mistakes made by the autofill. The browser tried to add an unnecessary country code, so no mobile number is on the wrong track. Company information would be filled in for personal transactions. And I never have to choose between one or three formatting options for my mailing address.

And worse, autofill sometimes replaced my real email address after I already typed a masked email using Abine Blur. So, as a solution, I finally resigned and declared a failure. Then I fired up my browsers, cleared all form fill data, and started fresh.

If you’ve ever been mischievous with the autofill annoyances in Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, or other web browsers, I highly recommend you do this.

When managing your browser, you can reload your data.

Here’s how to clean autofill data for any major web browser:

Google Chrome: You can clean all addresses one by one. You can erase them in bulk by following the steps below.

  • Head to Settings > Privacy and security > Clear browsing data > Advanced.
  • Please choose the time and location of your choice.
  • Put at the bottom of the field except the autofill form to verify, then press Clear data.
  • To get started, review the form and add new information in Settings andgt.

Microsoft Edge:

  • See Settings > Privacy, Search, and Service Access.
  • Select what to clear in the Smart Search section.
  • Choose All from the drop-down menu.
  • Start by pressing the button right now.
  • Check your settings.


  • Click Options > Security & Privacy > Forms & Autofill > Saved Addresses.
  • Automatically select one of the options.
  • Press Add to re-enter your data.

Safari: For Mac users, AutoFill is always associated with your personal information in the Contacts app. If you want to change this information, go to the Safari > Preferences > Autofill section, then go to the Edit using my contact information section.

I left the email field blank when I entered new information on the form. Thanks to this, I can use Abine Blur to send an email address while you sign up for new services and keep my exact email address confidential.

How do I manage auto-filled credit card information?

A few web browsers also allow easier payments, for example, to collect your own name, address, and other personal information.

The user can expose this information to anyone else who has access to your computer. I recommend taking a few minutes to keep this information current and secure.

Google Chrome: Manage your payment methods in your Settings > Autofill > Payment methods, but note that anyone using your computer can see your credit card details that aren’t stored with Google Pay. Go to the Google Pay website. You can create payments stored online rather than locally.

Microsoft Edge: You are reading on Settings > Profiles > Payment Information. You must enter your Windows PIN to view stored cards and pay fees.

Look under Symbols, Security and Privacy, then Open-Office. To protect this information from those who use your computer, check the Formula Require/MacOS input box.

Safari: Go to Safari > Preferences > Autofill and tap “Edit” next to Credit Cards. You must enter your Mac password to view or edit this data.

Windows vs. Autofill Password Manager!

I started thinking about this whole problem after reading a reader’s book who had trouble finding the form-filling feature in Bitwarden, a password manager we recommend for people looking for a powerful free password manager. While he was happy with Bitwarden’s core password management features, he struggled to get Bitwarden to fill in other information, like addresses, correctly.

Personally, I’m much happier to be split between these two functions, with the password manager and the browser handling information about other data types. In most browsers, you can fill in your personal information via the pop-up window that appears directly above the iot. In contrast, Bitwarden forces you to use the extend button, then the ID, to feel slower and more relaxed.

Jared Newman and Foundry.

Of course, password managers are capable of storing the personal information of people your browser cannot, such as social security, drivers, and other important companies. If you don’t need to fill in this information regularly, it might be worth considering the form-filling feature of your password manager. For credit card information, password managers can also ensure that the verification code is not printed on the back of the card, so browsers use a browser to avoid storing this information in security purposes.

The simple ways to create these shortcuts require little effort. So we ignored my own autofill issues for so long. But like all my little annoyances in life, I got too tired to do anything about it. Maybe this story will inspire you too.

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