Safari AutoFill feature saves you a lot of time and ensures the accuracy of the information when you fill out the online form. It eliminates the need to type the same information over and over again when you do online shopping. Basically, it saves some types of information such as contacts, usernames, passwords, and credit cards.
While the feature comes in handy for those who frequently do online shopping, it’s sometimes pretty annoying as it may cause some privacy issues. In fact, your sensitive information may be exposed to others if they use your computer. Luckily, you can disable this feature to save you some trouble.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to disable Safari AutoFill on your iPhone. Before proceeding, make sure your iPhone is running the latest firmware update. AutoFill information is potentially sensitive, so it’s essential that you stay up to date to avoid any security vulnerabilities.
How to Turn Off Safari Autocomplete on iPhone
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Scroll down until you see Safari and tap on it.
Step 3: Tap on AutoFill from the list.
Step 4: Now turn off the toggle for Use Contact Info. This will stop Safari from auto-filling your name, email, phone number, address, and more.
Step 5: If you want Safari to stop auto-filling your credit card info, turn off the switch for Credit Card.
You can turn off AutoFill for passwords on Safari. To do it, open Settings > Passwords > Unlock the screen > AutoFill Passwords > Turn Off.
Can You Turn Off Safari AutoFill completely?
Yes, you can use the above steps to turn off AutoFill. Following those steps, Safari will stop auto-filling your information when you fill out an online form or do online shopping.
If you no longer need the AutoFill feature, you can remove your credit card information. To do it, open Settings > Safari > AutoFill > Credit Card. From here, remove your credit or debit card information.