How to enable or disable my Internet browser's Autocomplete

AutocompleteThis page is for users who are looking to toggle the Autocomplete data such as usernames, passwords, web addresses, and search queries, on or off. It is quite common for users to confuse Autocomplete with Autofill, but they are not the same. To proceed, select your browser from the listing below and follow the steps.

Internet Explorer users
Mozilla Firefox users
Chrome users

Internet ExplorerMicrosoft Internet Explorer users

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools Internet explorer tools icon in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select Internet Options from the dropdown menu.
  4. Under the Content tab, in the Autocomplete section, click the Settings button.
  5. Within this window, you can select the fields in which you'd like to store Autocomplete data by using the checkboxes. This action turns Autocomplete On or Off based on what boxes are checked.
  6. Once you have made your selections, click OK.

Tip: To clear form history, visit our how to delete Autocomplete history page.

FirefoxMozilla Firefox users

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click Menu Firefox Menu Icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. Select Options from the dropdown menu.
  4. Under the Privacy tab, in the History section, click the down arrow in the box next to Firefox will: and select Use custom settings for my history.
  5. A number of checkboxes should appear allowing you to customize what Firefox remembers from your browsing. The box labeled Remember search and form history toggles Autocomplete On or Off.
  6. Once you have made you browsing privacy selections, click OK.

Tip: To clear form history, visit our how to delete Autocomplete history page.

ChromeChrome

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Click Menu Chrome Settings Icon in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. From the dropdown menu select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of the Settings window, click Show advanced settings...
  5. Under the Privacy section, the checkbox labeled Use a prediction service to help complete searches and URLs typed in the address bar or the app launcher search box toggles Autocomplete On or Off.
  6. Under the Passwords and forms tab, you may also want to toggle the Enable Autofill to fill out web forms in a single click checkbox.
  7. Close the Settings window when you are finished.

Tip: To clear form history, visit our how to delete Autocomplete history page.