Autofill Forms

Tired of filling out web forms with the same information time and time again? The Autofill feature lets you complete forms with just one click.
Follow these set-by-step instructions to activate your Autofill feature that is built in to your browser!

*Note - instructions may vary if your browser is not up-to-date.

Google Chrome

Autofill is typically turned on by default, if yours is not (or you wish to disable it) follow these instructions:

  1. Click on the Chrome Menu icon, located at the top right of your browser window.
  2. Select Settings.
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  4. Click Show advanced settings and find the "Password and forms" section.
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  6. Select (or Deselect) the "Enable Autofill to fill out web forms in a single click" checkbox.
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You can also add, edit, and delete your Autofill entries. To manage your Autofill entries follow these instructions:

  1. Click on the Chrome Menu icon, located at the top right of your browser window.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings and find the "Password and forms" section.
  4. Click Manage Autofill settings.
  5. In the dialog that appears, you can create as many profiles as you'd like:
    • To save a new address entry, scroll to the end of the "Addresses" section and click Add new street address.
    • To save a new credit card entry, scroll to the end of the "Credit Cards" section and click Add new credit card.
    • To edit an existing entry, double-click it in the list to open the editing dialog.
    • To delete an existing entry, select it from the list and click the x that appears at the end of the row.
    • If you're using a Mac, addresses from your Address Book are included as potential Autofill matches by default. If you'd prefer not to see those addresses, deselect the "Include addresses from my Address Book" checkbox.
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For futher information on Google Chrome settings, visit their help page here.

Mozilla Firefox

Firefox automatically remembers what you've entered in forms on web pages. After you've entered something into a form on a web page, the next time you visit that page, your previous entry will be available to re-use. For instructions on how to use the auto form fill feature and how to clear or prevent it from storing form entries follow these instructions:

Using Auto Form Fill

To use your previous entry in a form:

  1. Type the first few letters of the entry into the form field. Firefox will display a drop-down menu with what you've typed into the form before.
    • You may see a list of all the entries stored for a particular form field by pressing the down arrow key when the field is empty.
  2. Press the down arrow key to select the entry you want to re-use. Press Return when the appropriate entry is highlighted. The text of the entry will appear in the form field. You may also use the mouse to click on the entry.

Clearing form history

If you want Firefox to forget all of your previous form entries, follow these instructions:

  1. On the menu bar, click on the Tools menu, and select "Clear Recent History..."
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  3. In the "Time Range to clear:"" drop-down, select Everything.
  4. Click the arrow next to Details to display the list of items that can be cleared.
  5. Make sure only Form & Search History is check marked.
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  7. Click Clear Now. The dialog box will disappear and your form history will be erased.

For further information on Mozilla Firefox auto-fill form settings, visit their support page here.

Safari

Use the AutoFill tab of Safari preferences to specify whether Safari should automatically fill in forms, user names, and passwords on webpages you visit. For instructions on how to use the auto-fill feature and how to clear or prevent it from storing form entries follow these instructions:

Using Auto-Fill on Forms

To have Safari remember information you enter into forms on webpages:

  1. Open the Preferences window for Safari by clicking on the Safari menu on the menu bar, and select Preferences
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  3. Click on the AutoFill tab.
  4. To enable AutoFill on web forms, check "Other forms"
    • If you have specific websites you do not wish to autofill, simply select Edit to the left of the "Other forms" option to remove a website(s) from remembering your information.
  5. To disable AutoFill on web forms, uncheck "Other forms"
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For further information on Safari auto-fill form settings, visit their support page here.

Internet Explorer

You can use AutoComplete to store passwords and other information that you type into web form fields. When you turn on AutoComplete, Internet Explorer will automatically fill in the fields you frequently type into web forms, such as your name and address. For instructions on how to use the AutoComplete feature and how to clear or prevent it from storing form entries follow these instructions:

* When Internet Explorer starts, AutoComplete is turned off. Follow these steps to turn it on or off:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, and in the menu bar, click Tools and then click "Internet Options"
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  3. In the new window that appears, click the Content tab
  4. Under the "AutoComplete" section, click Settings
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  6. Select or clear the Address bar, Forms, User names and passwords on forms, and Ask me before saving passwords check boxes.
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  8. Click OK, and then click OK again

For further information on Internet Explorer AutoComplete form settings, visit their support page here.