Do you want to disable autofill in Firefox? Whenever your browser on the Mozilla Firefox it remembers your browsing history. This previous history is used as autofill. Autofill definitely different from the autocomplete. Autocomplete is the prediction that appears when you start typing in the search box.
Autofill is the previously entered information in the browser, fill in entries such as passwords, credit card or debit card number, email address etc. But sometimes you feel that this autofill information causes inconvenience to your privacy and security.
You can disable the Autofill in Firefox by clearing the search and form history. In this section, we will discuss the steps to disable autofill in Firefox.
Steps to Disable Autofill in Firefox:
Step 1: Launch the Firefox web browser on your system and click the menu button at the top right corner of the browser window denote by three horizontal lines.
From the displayed menu you have to click on Options.
Step 2: An Options tab will open in the same window. At the right side of the browser window, you have a navigation menu where you have to click on the Privacy and Security.
Step 3: Under Privacy and Security scroll down to the History section. In the History section, you have to access the ‘Firefox will’ dropdown box and select ‘Use custom settings for history’.
Step 4: Custom History Setting has a checkbox ‘Remember search and form history’, uncheck this checkbox to disable autofill.
Step 1: Under the History section of Privacy and Security you have to click on the Clear History button.
Step 2: A ‘Clear Recent History’ dialog box will pop up. Here in the ‘Time range to clear’ dropdown box you have to select ‘Everything’.
Step 3: A warning will appear that all the History elements will be deleted. Click OK.
So, this is all about the steps to disable autofill in Firefox. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.