How to Set Up AutoFill

By Kefa Olang

AutoFill is a convenient toolbar application feature that allows you to create and save a profile with your name and contact information to use when needed. When you use a web page that requires you to submit your contact information, all you do is click the "AutoFill" button on your toolbar and the information is automatically inserted in the appropriate windows. Setting up AutoFill is a very simple process that takes minutes to complete and can be done by anyone.

Step 1

Launch your browser and click the "Settings" button on the Google toolbar. Scroll down and click "Options."

Step 2

Click the "Features" tab. Scroll down and click "AutoFill Settings."

Step 3

Type in your full name and your email address. Type in your primary phone number and alternate phone number. Specify whether the numbers are for a home, business or cell phone.

Step 4

Type in your primary address, including the city, state and ZIP code. Specify your country.

Step 5

Place a check on "Highlight Fields on Web pages that AutoFill can update in Yellow" check-box. Click "OK" to save the changes. Click "OK" again to close the options page.

Tips & Warnings

  • There are many browser toolbars such as Yahoo that offer AutoFill capabilities, but all work the same way. Be accurate and clear with your information when you set up AutoFill.

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