How To Enable Autofill Info and Save Passwords on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Posted on Nov 9 2013 - 11:40am by Harold Hisona

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Enabling the autofill function on Samsung Galaxy Note 2 would surely make your life a little easier for you don’t need to enter the same information every time you log into something on a browser. There were quite a lot of our readers asking how to enable this functionality, hence, this post. But before we actually present the procedure, here are the short list of its advantages and disadvantages.

Hey guys, I just have a little problem with my Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Before, when I log into my account using my phone’s browser, I don’t have to enter my username and password. Now, I have to enter my logins every time I log in to my account. I don’t know what I did or did not do but I want to bring that function back. Can you help me, please?

Advantages 

  • You only have to enter info once.
  • You could log in even if you’ve forgotten your credentials.
  • Logging in is faster than entering your credentials.

Disadvantages 

  • It’s not secure especially when you let someone use your phone.
  • Credentials might be wrong that could lead to the blocking of the account.
  • Credentials are stored somewhere and are vulnerable when the phone is hacked.

Enabling Autofill on Stock Browser

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Touch Internet.
  3. Touch the Menu Key.
  4. Tap Settings, then scroll to and tap Autofill forms.
  5. Check the box next to the Autofill forms.
  6. Tap the Back Key.
  7. Tap Privacy.
  8. Check the box next to Remember passwords.

Enabling Autofill on Chrome Browser

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Touch the Menu Key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Autofill forms.
  5. Tap the Autofill forms slider from Off to On.
  6. Tap the Back Key.
  7. Tap Save passwords.
  8. Tap the Save passwords slider from Off to On.

Enable Autofill Profile and Credit Card

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Launch either the stock browser or Chrome.
  3. Tap Settings then Autofill forms.
  4. Touch Add Profile.
  5. Enter your personal information then tap Save.
  6. If you’re using Chrome, tap the Back Key.
  7. Tap Add credit card then enter your card information.
  8. Tap Save.

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Harold works as an Android support technician. He remains an active contributor to The Droid Guy providing free support to its readers by addressing their problems and questions. He recently launch his small blog, Droidista.com, which serves as an online journal for his works.