How to Autofill Credit Card? – Saved Credit Cards

We all are fond of buying things online, and almost every service nowadays requires you to put in your credit card credentials. Whether you are subscribing to an online television service such as Netflix, ordering a book from Amazon, or buying clothes, every other thing requires the number of your credit card. Normally, it becomes quite a hassle to take your credit card out and write down the credit card number more than once. Some people have it memorized to save them from the hassle, but many people use more than one credit card, and it becomes difficult to memorize the numbers.

How to change autofill credit cards on iPhone?

To autofill a credit card on iPhone (or change) you need to go to Settings > Safari > AutoFill > Saved Credit Cards > Add Credit Card. After that, you can just point the Camera to the credit card number and the card number will be automatically recognized and saved.

Saving the credit card number of Apple Pay or Google Pay: Some applications help you decrease the worry of writing it again and again. One such application is Apple Pay for iPhone or Macbook users and Google Pay for Android users. All you have to do is feed the credit card number in these applications for only a single time, and you will only use the number from these accounts to have it paid. Thus, there will be no hassle of writing the numbers again and again. Such applications have become widely popular because they have made the online shopping experience very convenient.

How to delete autofill credit cards on iPhone?

To delete autofill credit cards on iPhone you need to go Settings > Safari > AutoFill > Saved Credit Cards. In the next step, you need to enter a passcode and then you can delete the credit card.

There are different ways to use the autofill option, and luckily enough, they are all available on iPhone, Android, Macbook, and other devices. So let us find out how to pre-save or autofill your credit card number already.

Google Chrome credit card autofill

To autofill a credit card in Google Chrome, you need to add credit card information.  Go to Menu > Settings > Payment Methods and then press Add. Enable the “Autofill forms” option at the top.


The browser in which you are working has the option to save or remember the credit card number when you are typing it. This is, however, not recommended if you are working on a shared or a public computer. If you know that you are working on your personal computer and this will remain your property, then you may use the option of asking your browser to save or remember the credit card number. For example, you can go to chrome and search for payment methods to enter your credit card number for it to remember for later use. When you want to use it, you have to click on the credit card field, and then the information will be filled in for you. Some browsers such as Chrome will require you to add the information or the security code written at the back of the card. Normally these are the unique three digits written at the back of your card in the form of a bar code.

Save credit card using a password manager

A password manager is a unique and interesting website through which you can download an application and feed all of the passwords in it so that you do not have to type it again and again. It can remember passwords as well as give you a passcode as well. The passwords are also concealed, so it is a highly secure application to use. You can subsequently feed your credit card number in the password manager and save it for later use. In this way, you will not have the hassle of writing it again and again.

Save credit cards at websites

Only using those websites which have your number saved: The last method to follow in this way is to only order from those websites that have the number saved. For example, if you are a frequent user of Amazon, your credit card number will likely be saved already, and when you type out the first digit, it will give out the option of the full number already. In which way, all you will need to do would be to click on the number, and the field will become auto-filled as per normal.

Is it safe to autofill a credit card?

No, it is not safe to autofill credit cards because hackers can easily attack autofill information, or do phishing. Usually, small sites use malicious code that reveals secret intents and use malware in browsers to collect information about you.


Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith is an experienced economist and financial analyst from Utah. He has been in finance for nearly two decades, having worked as a senior analyst for Wells Fargo Bank for 19 years. After leaving Wells Fargo Bank in 2014, Daniel began a career as a finance consultant, advising companies and individuals on economic policy, labor relations, and financial management. At, Daniel writes about personal finance topics, value estimation, budgeting strategies, retirement planning, and portfolio diversification. Read more on Daniel Smith's biography page. Contact Daniel:

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