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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How can I turn on address autocompletion in gmail app?

I had a data loss accident: my android phone lost many passwords and data. Now email address autocompletion does not work in the gmail app. How can I turn it on? UPDATE: google sync for the ...
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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 ...