How to Disable and Clear AutoFill Info in your Browser

Kathryn H.
Kathryn H.
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Most internet browsers offer a way to fill out forms automatically. This can be a real time-saver in a lot of circumstances. However, when editing owner or animal profiles in Gingr this can be a real pain! 

The following info provides steps for the 3 most common web browsers on how to clear and/or disable autofill.

**Before moving forward ensure that you have your Gingr login info. If you cannot remember the password to access the account you will need to reset the password from the login screen.**


Google Chrome Instructions

In Google Chrome, you will want to not only turn off autofill data but also clear it. Instructions are listed below.

Turning Off Autofill in Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu icon. (Three lines at the top right of the screen.)
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click 'Show advanced Settings'
  4. In the Passwords and Forms section, uncheck 'Enable Autofill to fill out web forms in a single click'

Clearing Autofill Data in Chrome 

Please note: This will clear other passwords you may have stored for other sites

  1. Click the Chrome menu icon. (Three lines at the top right of the screen.)
  2. Click on Tools.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
  4. At the top, choose 'the beginning of time' option to clear all saved data.
  5. Make sure that the 'Clear saved Autofill form data' option is checked.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history.


Firefox Instructions

In Firefox, you will want to not only turn off autofill data but also clear it. 

Turning off Autofill in Firefox

  1. Click on the Firefox menu icon. (Three lines at the top right of the screen.)
  2. Click on Preferences.
  3. Choose the Privacy.
  4. In the History section choose Firefox will: 'Use custom settings for history.'
  5. Uncheck 'Remember search and form history.'
  6. Click OK

Clearing Autofill Data in Firefox

Please note: This will clear other passwords you may have stored for other sites.

  1. Click on the Firefox menu icon. (Three lines at the top right of the screen.)
  2. Click on History
  3. Click on 'Clear recent History.'
  4. In the Time Range to Clear drop-down, choose 'Everything.'
  5. Click on the arrow next to Details to display a list of items to clear.
  6. Make sure 'Form & Search History' is checked.
  7. Click Clear Now.

Note: This action may take some time to complete, depending on how often you clear your browsing history.


Safari Instructions

In Safari, you will want to not only turn off autofill data, but also clear it. 

Turning off Autofill in Safari

  1. Click on the Safari menu. (The word Safari at the top of the screen.)
  2. Click on Preferences.
  3. Choose AutoFill
  4. Uncheck 'User name and passwords'
  5. Click Done.

Clearing Autofill Data in Safari

  1. Click on the Safari menu. (The word Safari at the top of the screen.)
  2. Click on Preferences.
  3. Choose AutoFill
  4. Next to 'user name and passwords' click Edit.
  5. Put in your computer password
  6. Search for Gingr
  7. Click on each Gingr entry
  8. Click Remove for each Gingr entry.

 

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