How to Disable Form Autofill in Google Chrome

Protect your privacy by disabling the Chrome Autofill feature

By default, the Google Chrome browser saves certain information that you enter into website forms such as your name and address. It uses this information the next time you're prompted to enter the same information in a similar form on another website.

Instructions in this article apply to Google Chrome for desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices.

How to Disable Chrome Autofill on a Computer

The Autofill feature saves keystrokes and offers an element of convenience, but some people aren't comfortable storing this data. If other people use your browser, disable the Autofill feature..

  1. Type chrome://settings/autofill in the browser's address bar to open the specific page dedicated to controlling Chrome's Autofill feature.

  2. Select Payment methods.

  3. Turn off the Save and fill payment methods toggle.

    Payment methods toggle
  4. To enable Autofill at a later time, turn on the Save and fill payment methods toggle.

How to Disable Autofill in the Chrome Mobile App

The Autofill feature also works in Chrome mobile apps. To disable autofill in the apps:

  1. Tap the Chrome menu represented by three vertically-aligned dots.

  2. Tap Settings.

  3. Tap Payment Methods.

  4. Turn off the Save and fill payment methods toggle.

    Settings and Payment Methods on Android
  5. Tap the Back arrow to return to the Settings page.

  6. Tap the Back arrow to return to the browser window.

Disabling Autofill doesn't affect any forms of payment you've registered with Google to cover Google Pay transactions.