How do I enable Autofill in my browser?

This document explains how to enable Autofill which is a feature found in some browsers that fills out the entire forms, such as those that ask for shipping or billing information. Autocomplete is a feature that gives you suggestions as you type in a form field, like an address bar or search box.

Internet Explorer users
Google Chrome users
Firefox users
Third-party autofill tools
Autofill example test form

Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer users

All the latest versions of Internet Explorer use the Autocomplete feature to perform the Autofill function. We know this only adds to the confusion, but if you're looking to fill in shipping or billing addresses, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Internet Explorer browser.
  2. Click Tools IE Tools Icon in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select Internet Options from the dropdown menu.
  4. Under the Content tab, click the Settings button.
  5. Make sure the box next to Forms is checked.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Once you've completed the previous steps, try out your Autofill using the example test form below. To enter the values double click on any of the below fields and then select the name of your address.

Tip: If you would like to use an Autofill feature in all your browser, tablets, and phones see our third-party autofill tools.

Google ChromeGoogle Chrome users

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click Menu Chrome settings icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
  3. From the dropdown menu, select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of Settings, click Show advanced settings...
  5. Under Passwords and forms check the box next to Enable Autofill to fill out web forms in a single click.
  6. Click Manage Autofill settings, located on the same line.
  7. In the Autofill settings window, click the Add new street address... or Add new credit card... button.
  8. Fill out all address settings you want saved and click OK, then Done.
  9. Once you've completed the previous steps, try out your Autofill using the example test form below. To enter the values double click on any of the below fields and then select the name of your address.

Tip: If you would like to use an Autofill feature in all your browser, tablets, and phones see our third-party autofill tools.

FirefoxFirefox users

The latest version of Firefox is unique in that its Autofill feature is automatically enabled by default. Note that if you have never filled out a form before, you need to input all of your information once. The following steps explain how to Autofill with Firefox.

  1. Open the Firefox browser and navigate the to form you'd like to fill out.
  2. Type the first few letters of the beginning entry in the form field.
  3. Firefox displays a dropdown menu showing what you typed into a similar form previously.
  4. Press the down arrow key to select the entry you want to use again.
  5. Press Enter with the correct entry highlighted, or use the mouse to click on the entry.

Tip: If you would like to use an Autofill feature in all your browser, tablets, and phones see our third-party autofill tools.
Tip: You may see a list of all stored entries for a particular form field by pressing the down arrow key in the field when it is empty.

Third-party autofill tools

Since most people today are using multiple devices and browsers, it may be more beneficial to use a third-party autofill tool capable of autofilling the data across multiple browsers and devices. Our favorite autofill utilities are Dashlane, which is available for both PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices and RoboForm.

Autofill example test form

Below is an example test form that can be used to make sure your Autofill works. If the fields are blank double-click on the First name field to see available autofill options.

First name: Last name:
Address:
City: State: Zip:
Phone number: E-mail:

Additional information

  • See the Autofill definition for further information and related links.