How to prevent Firefox or Chrome from saving your Credit Card Information

Most web browsers like Chrome or Firefox offer to save your contact, sign-in and payment info so that you don’t have to enter the details again. This saves time and efforts but can emerge as a worrisome situation if not handled properly. If you have any apprehensions regarding this feature, refer the tutorial to stop your browser from saving your Credit Card information.

Stop browser from saving Credit Card information

We will discuss the method to stop browsers from saving your Credit Card information in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

  1. Stop Chrome from saving your Credit card information
  2. Stop Firefox from saving your Credit card information

1] Stop Chrome from saving your Credit card information

Google’s Chrome browser comes equipped with a built-in Autofill function that automatically saves the form details you enter online like credit card information. Nevertheless, you can erase this personal data with just a few mouse clicks.

To do so, launch your Chrome browser and click on the Menu (visible as 3 dots).

Next, select ‘Settings’ and scroll down to ‘Autofill’ section. Under this section, choose ‘Payment methods’ option.

prevent Firefox or Chrome from saving your Credit Card Information

Next, when directed to ‘Payment Methods’ page, choose a method and click the 3 vertical dots adjacent to it.

Finally, to remove your credit card information, select ‘Remove’ option.

2] Prevent Firefox from saving your Credit card information

Launch Firefox browser, type about:config and press ‘Enter’ . When prompted with ‘This might void your warranty’ message, ignore it and press ‘I accept the risk’ button.

Thereafter, enter the following entry in the search bar – extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available.

Now, to stop Firefox from saving your credit card info, click the entry and select the Toggle (false) option.

You can try this trick and see if it works for you.

This post will show you how to Manage Credit Cards in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10.

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