Chrome Just Made it Way Easier to Control Autofill

There’s a lot that Google has done to make Chrome one of the best browsers out there. Integrating it into the Android OS did quite a bit to make it even more useful than might have been the case otherwise. For example, if you were to type something out in a given field, Chrome could store that data and use its autofill feature to fill in other fields that are of a similar nature on Android.

In spite of the fact that this is the case, sometimes Autofill can be a bit too effective at what it is trying to do. That is why Google has just made it way easier for users to delete anything that they don’t want included in Autofill with all things having been considered and taken into account.

Previously, deleting data from Autofill could be a fairly frustrating type of endeavor. Users were forced to go into Chrome’s settings where they had to enter the submenu dedicated to Autofill. However, even taking these painstaking steps would only allow users to modify some types of data, such as deleting credit card information and the like.

With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that users will now have the ability to delete anything from Autofill with just one click. Before this update, you might have noticed autofill suggestions being given whenever you clicked on a particular field. Deleting them required a couple of keystrokes, and even then it wouldn’t be permanent. To get this feature, be sure to enable this experimental flag in Chrome: chrome://flags/#autofill-show-autocomplete-delete-button

H/T: Leopeva64
Now, users will be able to see a trashcan logo next to the suggestion. Clicking on this logo will get rid of the suggestion once and for all. Such an update could prove useful because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up making users more likely to utilize Autofill. Unnecessary autofilling can be a real nuisance to have to deal with, so it’s great that Google has played its part in trying to optimize the user experience and make it the best that it can be.

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