This article explains how to set your Web browser options for the following issues:
- How to disable Auto-fill
- How to enable Auto-fill
- How to remove a specific Yahoo! ID
- How to enable Auto-fill for Yahoo! only
If your browser is presenting you with an option to remember your username and password when you visit Yahoo! sites, this means that your browser itself has an option enabled allowing you to do so. Conversely, if your browser is not presenting you with an option to remember your username and password and you would like to use this feature, you will need to enable it. This feature is called browser Auto-fill (AutoComplete).
Note: If you are using a mobile browserThe internet browser on a smartphone or tablet., you will need to contact your mobile devices manufacturer for assistance with autofill settings for your device.
To enable browser Auto-fill for your username(s) and password(s) on the Yahoo! sign-in page, select your Web browser below for instructions:
If you don't want your browser to remember your username(s) and password(s), the options below that should help you either disable it for Yahoo! only or disable it completely:
To disable Auto-fill completely, please select your Web browser for instructions:
To disable Auto-fill for Yahoo! only:
If Auto-fill is enabled, your browser will present the option to have the password remembered for you. If you do not want your credentials remembered, select Never for this site or Not Now when prompted by your browser. If you select Never for this site, the ID and password fields on Yahoo! will be blank upon all future sign-in attempts. If you select Not Now, the next time you return to Yahoo! ID and enter your Yahoo! ID and password, you will be asked if you want to have your credentials remembered.
Additionally, you can remove a specific entry from the text field if the browser Auto-fill feature keeps populating with an unwanted username or password.