How disable or enable Internet Explorer's AutoComplete

Internet ExplorerThe Internet Explorer AutoComplete feature can be enabled and disabled by following the steps below.

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools and then Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window click the Content tab.
  4. Click the AutoComplete button.
  5. Check or uncheck the options you want to have or not have AutoComplete. Below is a brief explanation of what each of the options are for.
  • Web page addresses - AutoComplete for the address typed in the address bar.
  • Forms - Enable a user to fill out fields that are commonly completed such as e-mail, address, phone number, etc.
  • User names and passwords on forms - Any forms that are requiring usernames. This can be helpful for users who are frequently needing to enter their username and password. However, can also be a security risk if that computer is used or accessible by other users.

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