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How to autofill form fields using your browser?

The autofill option is a handy tool to save some time from manually refilling the same information for different forms. If you’re a form visitor or you have created a form of your own, the autofill option is always useful. You can save predefined values on your browser for form fields such as name, email, address, country, phone, and so on. However, different browsers have different settings. Follow these easy steps on how to autofill form fields from your browser:


Google Chrome

1. Go to Settings → AutofillAddresses and more.

2. Turn on the Save and fill addresses option.

Chrome autofill form fields

3. Hit Add and fill in the fields with the information you want to predefine.

Google Chrome Add address

Mozilla Firefox

1.  Go to the menu icon and select Settings.

2. Open the Privacy & Security section.

3. Under the History category, select the option to Use custom settings for history from the dropdown.

4. Next, tick the option Remember search and form history.

Mozilla Privacy & Security

5. If Clear history when Firefox closes is selected then click on the Settings button displayed next to the option.

6. Deselect Form & search history.

Mozilla form and search history

If the autofill does not work, check out your browser’s extensions. Antivirus and privacy programs can also clear your form history.


Safari

1. Go to the Settings → Preferences section of your Safari browser.

2. Click on the Autofill tab and select which information should be used.

Safari autofill form fields

Opera

1. Click the settings icon from the top right corner and select Go to full browser settings.

Opera browser settings

2. Collapse the Advanced options menu.

3. In the main view, scroll down to the Autofill section and select Addresses and more.

Opera autofill form fields

4. Turn on the Save and fill addresses option.

Opera Save and fill addresses

5. Hit Add and fill in the fields with the information you want to predefine.


Internet Explorer

1. From the top right corner select the gear icon and go to the Internet Options → Content tab.

2. In the AutoComplete section, click on Settings.

IE Content Autocomplete

3. Enable the autocomplete option for Forms and Searches, then press OK.

IE Autocomplete settings

Microsoft Edge

1. Click the menu icon on the top right corner and go to Settings.

2. In the Profiles section, select Personal info.

Edge Profiles

3. Turn on the Save and fill personal info option.

4. Press the Add personal info button to fill in the fields with the details you wish to autofill.

Edge autofill form fields

Important Note

The autofill feature will be activated on your form fields once you have typed the first letter of the data you have saved on your browser (e.g. the first letter of your first name).

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