Removing Autofill Entries from Google Chrome

Google Chrome has a feature that can fill out forms automatically with the saved information. The information can be the URL, username, addresses, passwords, or any payment information. When the user enters new information in the form of Google Chrome, sometimes it asks the permission of the user if they want to save that information. However, the information can be not suitable for multiple users and some will want to remove the Autofill entries from Google Chrome. In this article, we will show you the settings in Google Chrome where you can delete/remove the Autofill information from Google Chrome.

Removing Autofill Entries in Google Chrome

Removing the Specific Autofill Entries from Google Chrome

This method is for removing the specific Autofill entries in a specific search engine or website. Google mostly saves Google searched keywords and links so that users can easily find them to access again. There are also some websites that save the passwords and username, then later suggest them to users when trying to log in again. So you can remove some specific Autofill entries and not all the Autofill entries by following the below steps:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser and click on the Search bar. Now try typing something and check the Autofill suggestions that show below.
    Searching the keyword in Google Search
  2. Move to that Autofill by using the arrow keys. Now press the Shift + Del keys together to remove that Autofill entry. If there is no Delete key on the keyboard, then try the Shift + Backspace keys.
    Note: If you are using a laptop keyboard, then try Shift + Fn + Del (backspace) keys.

    Removing the Autofill entry
  3. You can do this in the text box that shows the Autofill entry for it.

Removing all the Autofill Entries from Google Chrome

Google Chrome has a feature for clearing all the cache data from the browser. By removing the cache data, it removes the history and most saved information in the browser. You can also select the Autofill option while removing the cache data from Google Chrome by following the below steps:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser and click on the menu button at the top right corner. Select More Tools and choose Clear browsing data option.
    Opening the clear browsing data option
  2. Click on the Advanced tab in Clear browsing data. Now select the Time range and then check the Autofill form data option.
    Selecting the Autofill option and removing data from Google Chrome
  3. Click on the Clear Data button to remove all the Autofill entries from the browser.

Removing the Autofill Passwords from Google Chrome

Most web sites save passwords for users so they can log in back easily without entering the password. For passwords, Google Chrome mostly asks the permission of the users if they want to save their passwords in a browser or not. You can also view the passwords that are saved in your browser. Follow the below steps to remove the saved passwords in Google Chrome:

  1. Open your Chrome browser and click on the menu icon at the top right. Choose the Settings option on the list.
    Opening the Google Chrome settings
  2. Scroll down to the Autofill section and click on the Passwords option.
    Note: You can also remove saved payments and address information that Auto fills.

    Opening the Autofill Passwords option
  3. Click on the three dots menu in front of the specific password and choose the Remove option.
    Removing the saved passwords from Google Chrome
  4. This will remove the saved password and next time it won’t Autofill when you try to log in.

Kevin Arrows

Kevin Arrows is a highly experienced and knowledgeable technology specialist with over a decade of industry experience. He holds a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification and has a deep passion for staying up-to-date on the latest tech developments. Kevin has written extensively on a wide range of tech-related topics, showcasing his expertise and knowledge in areas such as software development, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. His contributions to the tech field have been widely recognized and respected by his peers, and he is highly regarded for his ability to explain complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.
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