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Fill out forms automatically using Chrome

You can save time filling out forms by using Chrome Autofill, which fills in online forms for you.

After filling out a form, you may see a prompt to save the information. If you want Chrome to add the info to Autofill, click Save.

Add and edit email addresses, phone numbers and other info

When you save an address, Autofill may include any of the following information with the address:

  • Name
  • Organisation
  • Street address, including city, county or region, postcode and country
  • Telephone number
  • +[email address]

You can add, change, or delete your information at any time:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings and then Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Passwords and forms", click Manage Autofill settings.
  5. Add, edit or delete an address:
    • To add an address, click Add new street address.
    • To edit an address, point to the address and click Edit.
    • To delete an address, point to the address and click Delete Close.

Note: If an address is saved in Google Payments, you can't delete it from Autofill. To change or delete the address, click Edit and sign in. Then, make your changes in Google Payments.

Add and edit credit cards

You can save time entering your purchase information by saving credit cards to Chrome Autofill.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings and then Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Passwords and forms", click Manage Autofill settings.
  5. Add, edit or delete a credit card:
    • To add a credit card, click Add new credit card.
    • To edit a credit card, point to the entry and click Edit.
    • To delete a credit card, point to the entry and click Delete Close.

If you're signed into Chrome, cards and addresses saved in Google Payments will also show up in forms. Find out more about adding cards to Payments.

Note: If a credit card is saved in Google Payments, go to payments.google.com to manage your credit card.

Use an autofilled credit card to buy online

When you’re paying for something online, the credit cards that you’ve saved in Chrome and Google Payments will show up in a drop-down list.

If you don't see Autofill suggestions when filling out a form, the website might not be secure enough to use Autofill.

Find out more about how Google saves credit card information and keeps it safe.

Verify your credit card to make a purchase

After choosing a card, you might be asked to enter the CVC number. You get two chances to enter the right CVC number. After two attempts, you’ll have to wait before trying again.

If you don't want Chrome to have to verify your card every time, turn off verification:

  1. When filling out a form, choose the credit card you want to use from the Autofill suggestions.
  2. When prompted, enter the CVC number. (It's usually on the back of your credit card. On American Express cards, it’s on the front).
  3. Tick "Keep a copy of this card on this device".
  4. Click Verify.

Save credit cards to Autofill & Google Payments

If you're signed into Chrome, cards and addresses saved in Google Payments will show up as Autofill suggestions.

By default, cards saved to Autofill are also saved to Google Payments.

To stop saving credit cards from Autofill to Payments, turn off the sync option. Your payment information will still be stored in Chrome.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. At the top, click Advanced sync settings.
  5. Untick "Credit cards and addresses using Google Payments".
  6. Click OK.

Delete information from Autofill

If you're filling out a form and you see an Autofill suggestion, you can delete it on the page.

  1. In the drop-down, use your keyboard's arrow keys to select the Autofill suggestion.
  2. Delete it:
    • Windows: Press Shift + Delete.
    • Mac: Press Shift + fn + Delete.

You can also remove entries from your Autofill settings:

Delete a specific Autofill entry
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings and then Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Passwords and forms", click Manage Autofill settings.
  5. Point to the entry and click Delete Close.

Note: If an entry is saved in Google Payments, you can't delete it from Autofill. To change or delete the entry, click Edit and sign in. Then, make your changes in Google Payments.

Clear all your Autofill entries
  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click More tools and then Clear browsing data.
  4. In the box that appears, at the top, choose a time period to clear data. To clear everything, choose "the beginning of time".
  5. Tick "Autofill form data". Tick or untick other data types that you want to delete or not.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.

Turn off Autofill

If you don’t want to see saved personal information every time you fill out a form, you can turn Autofill off.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click the icon you see: Menu Menu or More More.
  3. Click Settings and then Show advanced settings.
  4. Under "Passwords and forms", untick {0}Enable Autofill to fill out web forms in a single click{/0}.

To turn Autofill back on, simply tick the box again.

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