Remove an ID from your browser's auto-fill feature
While it's convenient to have your Yahoo IDs automatically appear when you sign in to Yahoo, you can control the specific IDs your browser's auto-fill feature displays.
Removing an auto-fill ID
Internet Explorer and Firefox
- Make sure there is no text in the field where you enter your Yahoo ID.
- Double-click in the text field.
- A pull-down list of auto-fill IDs will appear.
- Move your cursor over the ID that you want to remove so that it's highlighted.
- Don't click the ID.
- Once the Yahoo ID is highlighted:
- Windows: Press Delete.
- Mac OS: Press Shift + Delete.
Good to know: If a password was saved for the account in Internet Explorer, you'll be asked if you want to delete it.
- Launch Google Chrome.
- Select the Menu icon | Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Under "Passwords and forms," click Manage saved passwords.
- Move your cursor over the password you would like to remove and click the X on the right.
- The selected entry will be removed.
- Click Done.
- Launch Safari.
- Select the Settings icon | Preferences.
- Click Autofill.
- Click Edit next to "User names and passwords."
- Click the information you want to remove.
- Hold down CTRL while clicking to select multiple entries.
- Click Remove.
- You can click Remove all to erase all information at once.
- Click Done.
- Repeat steps 4-7 to clear information from the "Using info from my Address Book card" and "Other forms" settings.