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How to delete autofill entries on Google Chrome

Google Chrome lets you delete wrong autofill entries or data you no longer need, and here's how.

Google Chrome delete autofill entries

Google Chrome, by default, can offer to save various types of personal information, such as mailing addresses, phone numbers, emails, payment methods, and passwords for online services, so that the next time the data can fill automatically.

However, sometimes, you may need to delete this information because you initially typed it wrong, it’s no longer valid, or you don’t want the browser to remember a specific piece of information.

Whatever the case, Google Chrome includes settings to add, edit, and remove autofill data. You can even turn off the feature to prevent the browser from offering to save specific information.

In this guide, you will learn the steps to delete entries from the autofill database stored on Google Chrome. You will also learn the instructions to add autofill entries in the browser.

Delete autofill entries on Chrome

On Google Chrome, you can delete the three types of data that the browse fils automatically, including addresses, passwords, and payment methods.

Clear autofill addresses entries

To delete mailing addresses, phone numbers, and emails from the autofill database of Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Addresses and more” setting.

    Open address autofill

  5. Click the menu button next to the autofill entry and select the Remove option.

    Remove autofill address on Chrome

  6. Click the Remove button.

  7. Repeat steps No. 5 and 6 to continue removing other entries.

  8. (Optional) Turn off the “Save and fill addresses” toggle switch to prevent Chrome from saving and filling this information on the web.

Once you complete the steps, the web browser will no longer offer to fill out the deleted information in web forms.

Clear autofill payment entries

To delete saved payment methods from Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Payment methods” setting.

    Open autofill payments on Chrome

  5. Click the menu button next to the autofill entry and select the Remove option.

    Remove autofill payment on Chrome

  6. Click the Remove button.

  7. Repeat steps No. 5 and 6 to continue removing other entries.

  8. (Optional) Turn off the “Save and fill payment methods” toggle switch to prevent Chrome from saving and filling this information on the web.

After you complete the steps, the payment information will no longer be available for autofill.

Clear autofill passwords entries

To delete saved passwords on Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Passwords” setting.

    Open autofill passwords

  5. Click the menu button next to the autofill entry and select the Remove option.

    Remove autofill password on Chrome

  6. Click the Remove button.

  7. Repeat steps No. 5 and 6 to continue removing other passwords.

  8. (Optional) Turn off the “Offer to save passwords” toggle switch to prevent Chrome from saving passwords on the web.

Once you complete the steps, the saved password will be deleted from the browser.

Add autofill entries on Chrome

The Chrome browser also lets you define the information that you want to fill out automatically on web forms.

Create autofill addresses entries

To add mailing addresses, phone numbers, and emails from the autofill database on Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Addresses and more” setting.

    Open address autofill

  5. Click the Add button.

  6. Fill out the desired information.

    Add autofill address on Chrome

  7. Click the Save button.

After you complete the steps, Chrome will offer to autofill the added information in web forms.

Create autofill payment entries

To add payment methods to quickly fill out the information on Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Payment methods” setting.

    Open autofill payments on Chrome

  5. Click the Add button.

  6. Confirm the debit or credit card information.

    Add autofill payment method

  7. Click the Save button.

Once you complete the steps when making an online purchase, you can autofill the payment information quickly.

Create autofill passwords entries

To add passwords for online services on Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-left corner and click on Settings.

  3. Click on Autofill.

  4. Click the “Passwords” setting.

    Open autofill passwords

  5. Click the Add button.

  6. Add the credential information.

    Add autofill password entry

  7. Click the Save button.

After you complete the steps, Google Chrome will be able to offer the credential information to sign in to the online service.