How To Delete Autofill From Search/Forms on Chrome

Chrome saves what you type on a search box or a form. Here’s how to remove the autofill suggestion or disable it on PC, iPhone, and Android.

how to delete autofill from search/forms on chrome
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Google Chrome has the autofill or auto-complete to automatically save what you type on a search box, form, and other input elements on websites you visit. Google Chrome then recommends you the suggestions of the saved words, addresses, search queries, your names, and more so you don’t have to manually type them again.

This feature, however, isn’t perfect. Chrome’s autofill feature will save any typo and unwanted value you accidentally type and input. The next time you click on a text box, Chrome suggests those typos and unwanted value.

Chrome provides you with a button to remove a suggestion from the autofill feature. However, it can be exhausting to remove many unwanted autofill queries such as addresses, search queries, email addresses, payment methods, saved passwords, names, and more.

This post will help you to clear all autofill entries at once and disable the autofill to prevent it from saving anything you type on a website. You can do this on a PC (Windows), Android, and iPhone version of Google Chrome.

Remove each autofill entry on Google Chrome

PC (Windows 11)

This post uses the Windows 11 version of Google Chrome, and you can still apply it to Windows 10 and previous versions of Windows.

Open Google Chrome. Select the kebab button > Settings > Autofill > Addresses and more. Click the kebab button on the right side of the query you want to remove, then click Remove.

Click the kebab button (three-dots vertical button) nearby the address bar. Select Settings.

chrome menu

Here, select Autofill. You will see some autofill content you can manage and remove. If you want to remove the autofill suggestions on search boxes, forms, and more, select Addresses and more.

chrome settings autofill addresses and more

Under Addresses, you’ll see all of the autofill suggestions or entries, but mainly you’ll see addresses. Select the kebab button on the right side of each query, and select Remove.

remove chrome autofill

On Android

Open the Google Chrome app. Go to Settings > Addresses and more. Tap an autofill query you want to remove. Select the trash button to remove.

On iPhone

Open Google Chrome. Select the meatball menu > Settings > Addresses and more. Select the autofill suggestion you want to delete, and tap the trash icon to clear.

Delete autofill suggestions or queries all at once

PC (Windows)

On Windows, open Google Chrome > Settings > Clear browsing data. Select the Advanced tab, and checkmark the Autofill form data. Select Clear data to clear all autofill suggestions.

You can simply search history on the Settings to easily find Clear browsing data. Click on it to open it.

clear browsing data

On the Advanced tab, you’ll see download history, cookies, and more data you can choose to remove. Checkmark the Autofill form data that also says the number of addresses the autofill feature has saved, along with other suggestions that are synced.

clear autofill on google chrome

Select Clear data.

On Android

Google Chrome on Android provides nearly the same steps to clear all autofill suggestions. Open the app > kebab button > Settings > Privacy and security > Clear browsing data > Advanced > Autofill form data. Select Clear data to remove.

On iPhone

Open the app on your iPhone. Select the meatball menu > Settings > Privacy > Clear browsing data. Checkmark the Autofill data. Select Clear browsing data.

Clear saved passwords on Chrome

PC (Windows)

You can choose to clear the saved passwords on Chrome so you don’t see them on the autofill next time you want to sign in to a website. To clear saved passwords, go to Settings > Autofill > Passwords. Select the kebab button at the right side of a website you want to remove passwords on and select Remove.

You can also visit the Settings through the Manage passwords button on the website you want to sign in.

google chrome saved passwords

It will automatically show the Passwords page on the Settings. Select the kebab button, and select Remove.

remove google chrome auto-complete

How to disable autofill on Chrome

On PC (Windows)

You can disable autofill on Chrome to prevent it from recording or saving names, addresses, usernames, search queries, and other things. Simply open the Settings > Autofill > Address and more. Set the toggle on for Save and fill addresses option.

addresses and more google chrome

On Android

You can also turn off the autofill feature on Google Chrome installed on your Android phone. Tap the kebab button (three-dots menu button).

google chrome android menu

Select Settings.

settings on google chrome on android

Here, select Addresses and more.

google chrome settings addresses and more autofill

Set the toggle off for Save and fill addresses option. Gray means it’s turned off.

disable autofill on google chrome addresses and more

On iPhone

Google Chrome on iPhone also saves your searches and forms, and you can also disable it. To turn the autofill off on Google Chrome on iPhone, open the app > meatball menu > Settings >Adresses, and more.

The meatball menu is located nearby the tab button.

delete autofill chrome iphone

Tap Settings.

settings chrome iphone

On the Settings page, select Addresses and more.

passwords google chrome

Set the toggle off for Save and fill addresses option. It shows gray or blank white (light theme), which means it’s turned off.

addresses and more google chrome

Now, Google Chrome on iPhone won’t save what you type on any search box or form text box.

Google Chrome automatically saves your input for the autofill or autocomplete feature. Fortunately, you can clear the autofill queries when you don’t need one of the suggestions. You can also turn it off altogether when you don’t want Chrome to remember what you type on a form.

You can also learn how to clear auto-complete on Gmail.

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