How to Enable or Disable Autofill Passwords on an iPhone 7

Your iPhone 7 provides access to your favorite apps and services, (such as location services that can help you if you forget your Airpods,) many of which require passwords to use. But if you are using different passwords for all of your sites to increase the security of your information, then remembering all of those passwords can be quite difficult.

Fortunately your iPhone can remember passwords as you use them in your apps or on websites that you visit, and you can even configure the iPhone to autofill those passwords when you return to those apps and websites. Our guide below will show you where to find and adjust this setting.

Where is the Autofill Passwords Option on an iPhone 7?

The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.2. By completing the steps in this guide you will either be enabling or disabling this feature on your device.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open the settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Passwords & Accounts option.

select the passwords and accounts menu

Step 3: Tap the button to the right of Autofill Passwords at the top of the screen to turn it on or off. I have it turned on in the picture below.

how to change the autofill passwords option on iphone 7

Note that above this setting is a Website & App Passwords option that you can use to see which passwords are being stored.

Are you running dangerously low on storage space? Check out our guide to deleting iPhone items for some tips on locations where you can find apps and files to remove. newsletter

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