Mac autofill form

Set Up AutoFill – Fill Out Forms Quickly on Mac

Isn’t filling out forms one of the most laborious tasks?!

Obviously the clued up creators at Apple Mac have think the same thing as their latest Mac OS X updates provide us with a nifty automatic form filler-outer ‘AutoFill’!

This cool tool memorizes the information that you fill out most in a form. It is so clever it integrates with Safari, your Mail, iChat, iCal and numerous other applications. In fact it is so high tech this function can even sync up with your iPhone, iPad and iPod.

It remembers information such as your name, home address, primary email and telephone number. Whenever a form pops up it recognizes the blank areas and fills the in form for you.

Admittedly the forms are not always filled out in the correct slots but 9 times of 10 its works great. Definitely worth activating – just think of all the time and agro you will save.

It is particularly useful when you are shopping online and it’s pretty easy to get going…

Mac autofill form

Here is How to Set up your AutoFill!

1.) Start the process by opening Safari. Click on the bold browser name in the toolbar.

2.) A drop down menu will appear, select ‘Preferences.’

3.) Another dialog will open, pick the ‘AutoFill’ tab and tick the checkbox next to ‘Using info from my Address Book card’.

4.) To make sure everything is filled out correctly, press the Edit button to view. By doing this you can easily modify any of the information in your personal Address Book β€œMy Card”.

If you have successfully completed these steps, the next time you spot something nice to purchase online, Safari will communicate with AutoFill and retrieve the information it needs from Address Book. Troubles with ‘AutoFill’? Visit apple support troubleshooting page.

Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker

Chef Author at MacNerdy.com
Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly πŸ™‚
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Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly :)