How to clear auto complete data in Google Chrome

Google Chrome’s autofill feature saves and enters information such as payment methods and addresses; learn how to clear and edit this data.

In Google Chrome, you can let the browser automatically fill in forms for you. This feature includes passwords, addresses and payment information.

However, the user can also clear Chrome’s autocomplete save data or disable the functionality altogether if they so choose. In this text, we will explain, step by step, how to do all this.

When you enter information online, Google Chrome may ask if you want to save the data contained in this form. So, when the user returns to the same site or enters information from the same category, the browser can automatically fill it in.

However, this information often becomes outdated. A registered virtual card may have been canceled or the user may have changed address. Therefore, we will see below how to edit or clear autocomplete data in Google Chrome .

How to clear and edit autofill data on mobile

To add, edit or delete autocomplete information in Google Chrome on mobile, iOS or Android, follow the steps below:

  1. Open Google Chrome Open Google Chrome browser from iOS or Android smartphone
  2. Click Profile In the upper right corner, click Profile
  3. Select the information you want to clear or modify In the next menu, click on “ Payment methods ” or “ Addresses and more ”, for example.
  4. Edit or delete payment methods When you select “Payment Methods”, you will see all the cards stored in Google Chrome. Select one of them and click “ Edit ”. You will be redirected to Google Pay, where you can delete, add or edit information from your registered cards.
  5. Edit or delete addresses By clicking on “Addresses and more”, simply select one of the addresses to edit its information. If you want to delete one of them, just click on the trash can symbol in the upper left corner.

It is also possible to delete remembered passwords in the browser using the same process. It is worth remembering that if the user has synchronization activated and adds, edits or deletes an address, the changes will be shown to other devices connected to the same Google account.

How to clear and edit autocomplete data on PC

On the computer, the process is very similar.

  1. Open Google Chrome and select the three-dot menu in the upper right corner.
  2. Click “ Settings ” and then “ Autocomplete ” in the left menu.
  3. Select the information you want to delete, add or edit.

How to disable autocomplete

To disable the autofill of payment methods, addresses and passwords in Google Chrome, the process is even simpler. In the same window where the user can edit the autocomplete information, there is a “ Save and Fill ” button that can be enabled or disabled at any time:

On mobile, the process is repeated. Just select one of the Google Chrome autocomplete information and disable the option:

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