Questions tagged [auto-fill]

Auto-fill is a function in some applications or programs, typically those containing forms, which fills in a field automatically. This feature fills form fields automatically on page load without any interaction from the user. Examples of information used in autofill: Name, Organization, Street, Phone number, Email address etc. Use this tag if asking questions related to this feature.

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Is there a way to manually invoke the autofill for a text field?

When the auto fill feature works, it's great. You select a text field, the auto fill menu appears automatically, and you can click on the relevant entry to auto fill a password. However, sometimes it ...
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How To Autofill Custom Forms?

I have a webapp I frequently use, which have such kind of forms: <form method=POST action=...> <input type=text name=urname placeholder=urname> <input type=text name=secretid ...
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How to remove old credit card details from credit card autofill feature in Android One?

Every app in my phone (Xiaomi Mi A2, Android One) that implements Credit Card auto-fill still shows my old credit card information even though I have already (a) replaced all my payment information in ...
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Chrome, autofill, and biometric security

One of the recently added Android features is biometric-protected autofill. It should enable something similar to iOS, where credit card numbers and passwords are protected by a fingerprint or Face ID....
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Android Chrome - enable auto-fill for the site

Android 10, Chrome 86. I have keepass2android installed and it works like a charm. The question is: if I accidently tapped 'do not use autofill for site XXX' in the dropdown on the login field, how to ...
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Firefox for Android doesn't autofill saved/synced paswords since installing and uninstalling external password manager

Firefox sync was working on all my devices as my logins and passwords were perfectly synced. The problem started when I was offered to install the Lockwise app on Android. Where logins were available ...
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How to delete erroneous email address from Android autofill?

The autofill in my phone is showing some outdated addresses in the suggestions when I have to enter my email address in certain apps. Is there any way to delete these suggestions? One such place ...
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How to undo "Enable autofill for [website]" in Firefox?

My question is similar to [Undo "Disable autofill for [app]" one), but the solution doesn't work for me, so please bear with me. I'm using Keepass2Android for autofill. It works great in ...
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Undo "Disable autofill for [app]"

I am referring to the system-wide password autofill feature that was introduced in Oreo. In one app, I accidentally fat-fingered the prompt; instead of pressing "Fill with [autofill service]," I ...
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Where does Android get these email addresses from?

In an app called Wirex an email autofill appeared. This is very confusing to me. The list contains very old emails, emails I had already forgotten 2 years ago. I bought this phone in 2018. Where does ...
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Android Oreo autofill on chrome

I know android Oreo has an auto fill feature, and I like that it can be integrated with a third party password manager. However what is unclear is whether that auto fill feature works within a browser ...
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Oreo's "Autofill with Google" tries to "autofill" the SMS entry field in Messages

In Oreo, every time the message entry field in Google's Messages app receives focus, it immediately pops up an annoying "autofill" suggestion listing my phone numbers. (I use a dual-SIM phone, so it ...
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How to disable autocomplete in Chrome for specific sites

When I visit passwords.google.com in Chrome for Android (Marshmallow) I have the option to autocomplete the password. I would like to disable passoword autocomplete for this site only, or maybe for ...
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Remove auto-fill text from native captive portal app

I accidentally entered my password in the username field of the captive portal and that now comes up as an auto-fill suggestion for the username, which I would like to delete/reset. This does not open ...
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