Every Chrome user knows the joy of autofill. It’s incredibly convenient and a real-time saver when filling out multiple forms online. But what happens when you move or change your place of work? Suddenly, it becomes a hassle to fill out online forms. But don’t stress. You can update your Google Chrome autofill address to reflect your home or work address.
Below, we show you how to update your address on Chrome, step-by-step, so you can keep using the handy autofill feature. Let’s get started!
Steps to Update Your Autofull Address on Chrome
Updating your autofill address in Chrome is a 5-step process that goes like this:
1. Open Chrome
You will need to do this on your computer, not on your mobile device. Also, be sure to log in to your Chrome account if you still need to do so. You can only update your address if you’re logged in.
2. Find and click on the three dots menu
You can find this menu in the navigation area. It looks like three dots on top of each other.
3. Select Settings
Alternatively, you can use the command and comma keys to open the Settings menu.
4. Under Settings, Select Autofill
Autofill should be one of the first items in the full Settings menu.
5. Select “Add” to add a new address
You can update your current address by selecting it from the list.
If you want to add a new address and keep the addresses already saved under autofill, select “Add’. A pop-up will appear. In this pop-up, you can enter your address, phone number, and email associated with this address.
Follow these four simple steps to edit your current address:
- Select the three-dot menu that appears next to your address.
- Select “Edit,” and a pop-up will appear. You can edit your address, phone number, and email here.
- Select “Remove.”
- A pop-up will appear that allows you to continue removing the address, or you can cancel the change.
Why Should I Use Chrome Autofill?
Using the Chrome autofill function is undoubtedly a personal choice. Autofill is a convenient way to fill forms out faster online. Constantly entering your email or home address can be a hassle while shopping, searching for jobs, or even searching for a nearby babysitter. Chrome autofill will also remember your email address and phone number, making filling out online forms much faster.
While Chrome won’t use your autofill information, it can make you vulnerable to hackers or other nefarious activity should someone get a hold of your computer. You can better protect yourself from attacks by making your computer password hard to guess. In addition, if you log into Chrome using a public computer, or someone’s, be sure to log out before ending your session.
How Do Autocomplete and Autofill Differ on Chrome?
If you’re a Chrome user, you’ve probably seen the autocomplete tool at work. Autocomplete is a feature that appears when searching online using Google Chrome. Google Search will autocomplete a search inquiry based on your past searches or based on popular searches. For example, if you’re looking for a babysitter, you may start to type “Babysitters in .” In addition, Google Search will suggest autocompleting wording. For instance, you may see “near me” or your city in the autocomplete drop-down list. You may also see popular searches as suggestions. For example, you may see “Babysitters in LA” even if you don’t live in LA.
Autofill is a Chrome feature that automatically fills out forms with information you’ve saved. This information can be addresses or any payment information such as credit cards. If you are filling out a new form online, Chrome may ask if you want to save the information you entered. It may also ask if you wish to update an address if you’re entering a different address than you usually would.
Using autofill on Chrome can be a valuable time saver. If you’re careful with your information, autofill will make your life much easier. Also, changing your autofill address on Chrome takes little time. In addition, to auto-filling your address, Chrome can remember your email, phone number, and payment information. Just remember to keep your information updated and current, so the feature works each time you need it.
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