iPhone Safari Autofill Username, Passwords

It was always undesired to enter the full form while creating an account on any website or filling any application form for a college online. Google Chrome for the desktop version can remember that for your and enter the first name of yours it populates the rest of the fields in the form, you may not be knowing but your safari browser on iPhone can also do the same. In this post we will tell that how can save the contact information in your browser so that next time when you try to fill any personal information on your iPhone it should automatically popup.

Precondition to this application is that you should a contact entry about yourself which will be used by the Safari browser to save your details and use them on the forms on webpages. Make sure that while creating the contact of your name you should save all the required information over it like name, address, email address and even if the field is not available in the contact entry page, then you will have to add the field and then fill it. The more data you provide the easier it will be for Safari to fill-up the data on the form.

Now go to Settings and then Safari, and then tap the AutoFill section, which has the option to save your passwords and the other contact information.

Now to enable the Contact info, toggle that button and you will be directed to the contact entries where you will have to choose the contact which already has the information saved about you. Now here you will choose the contact which was created before following these steps.

Then button will change to ON and then from now on the data will be automatically filled in the fields corresponding to which the entries has already been provided by you. The other field named as the .Names and Passwords’ will allow the browser to save the login information and now when you will enter the login information for the first time on a website then it will pop-up with the message as mentioned below. So, toggle this to ON in order to use this feature.


You can use the settings mentioned above to make it simpler for you to work on Safari iPhone browser by reducing the usage of keypad while surfing. They are some of the new feature in Safari which have not been highlighted much.

By Abhinav Singh

I am an MBA student and a founder member of NXTInsight. I love to keep the track of smartphones, tablets, wearables and other similar gadgets, so that I could help my readers to make the right decision before buying a gagdet.

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