Browsers are very much important for everyone to connect to the internet as you can’t have apps for everything. For Android users, there are a lot of popular browsers whereas on iOS the leading browser remains safari. Safari being the most popular browser for iOS is widely used and it has everything you can ask for in a browser. One of the cool features that safari and even other popular browsers have is autofill. It’s a very useful feature for those lazy and forgetful people other there.
Steps To Turn Off Autofill In Safari:
Many might like it but others won’t so if you don’t need autofill on your Safari browser here is how to turn it off. Follow the steps.
- Open the safari on your device. Go to the menu of the browser from the upper left side of it. Now open the preferences in this menu.
- A window will open and select the autofill here. Some option will be marked on this autofill screen. Just disable these options.
- Unmark the options on autofill to disable them. Noe, you won’t see the autofill in safari browser. None of your browsing data will be collected to autofill in the browser.
Once you have followed these steps you shall not face any of the autofill on any websites while using the Safari browser on your iOS device.
For the users of Safari’s Autofill functionality, it’s good to know the what’re the plus points of Autofill feature that one can avail.
Enter The Same Data Easily
Many times on different websites you have to fill the same data in multiple sections as in addresses and names etc. Autofill is very handy in such cases and you won’t have to enter the same things to it more than once.
Autofill allows you to have the data filled in sections automatically so the time you spend while filling it manually is saved. This is the faster way of filling the entries much faster than your typing.
Manage Many Websites
Most of us have to use more than one website a day and we keep switching the websites logging in on them each time. Autofill is helpful in such case as it remembers your password and details for filling it up later. You don’t have to remember the details for each of the website just let the autofill do it.
Since nothing is perfect, Autofill feature of Safari browser also comes with some loopholes which if taken with care can be turned into milestones. Here’re the 2 major disadvantage of this functionality –
As you can probably understand what it is your data is collected by autofill and the usernames and passwords etc that are very private get collected. If you have privacy concerns you might probably want to skip the autofill in your browser
A lot of users have faced this case where the autofill enters the wrong data in the wrong section. Autofill enters the data to best it can understand what is supposed to be filled. It can do errors so check it once in case of important things you are doing.