How to Clear Autofill on iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

Welcome to this tutorial on how to clear autofill on iPhone. In this article, we will explore the step-by-step process to remove autofill suggestions from various apps and browsers on your iPhone. So, let’s get started!

Clearing Autofill in Safari

If you want to clear autofill data in Safari, follow these simple steps:

  1. Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “Safari”.
  3. Step 3: Under the General section, tap on “Autofill”.
  4. Step 4: Here, you can toggle off the options like “Use Contact Info” and “Names and Passwords” to disable autofill for these specific categories.
  5. Step 5: To remove individual autofill suggestions, tap on “Saved Credit Cards” or “Other Forms” and delete the entries manually.

Note:

If you use iCloud Keychain for autofilling information across devices, clearing autofill in Safari will also update it across all your devices.

Clearing Autofill in Third-Party Apps

If you want to clear autofill data in third-party apps like Chrome or Firefox, the process may vary slightly. Here’s what you need to do:

In Chrome:

  1. Option 1 – Clearing All Data:
    • Step 1: Open the Chrome app on your iPhone.
    • Step 2: Tap on the three dots icon at the bottom-right corner.
    • Step 3: Go to “Settings” and then tap on “Privacy”.
    • Step 4: Select “Clear Browsing Data”.
    • Step 5: Choose the desired time range and enable the options for Autofill form data, Cookies, and Site data.
    • Step 6: Tap on “Clear Browsing Data” to remove all autofill suggestions and other browsing data.
  2. Option 2 – Clearing Individual Entries:
    • Step 1: Open the Chrome app on your iPhone.
    • Step 2: Tap on the address bar to display the autofill suggestions.
    • Step 3: Long-press on an entry until a context menu appears.
    • Step 4: Select “Delete” to remove that particular autofill suggestion.

In Firefox:

To clear autofill data in Firefox, follow these steps:

    • Delete Individual Entries:
      • Step 1: Open the Firefox app on your iPhone.
      • Srep.3 Long-press on an entry until a context menu appears.
    • Delete All Autofill Data:
      • Step 1: Open the Firefox app on your iPhone.
      • Step 2: Tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) at the bottom-right corner.4 Select “Clear Private Data”.5 Enable the options for Form & Search History and Cookies, and then tap on “Clear Private Data” to remove all autofill suggestions and other browsing data.

In Conclusion

In this tutorial, we have learned how to clear autofill suggestions in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox on your iPhone. Remember that clearing autofill data can enhance your privacy and security while using these apps and browsers. So, if you want a fresh start or need to remove outdated or incorrect suggestions, follow the steps outlined above.

We hope you found this tutorial helpful! If you have any further questions or need more assistance, feel free to reach out to us.

Happy browsing!

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