Question from Peyton K.: I recently dropped my old Yahoo email address and switched to Gmail.
But every time I load a page with Chrome the old email address keeps popping up in forms that ask for my email address.
I can delete the old address and type in the new one but I’d prefer having the new one pop up automatically.
How can I fix this?
Rick’s answer: Peyton, Chrome has your old Yahoo email address stored in its “Autofill Form Data” browser cache.
All you need to do is clear out the obsolete Autofill Form Data and your Yahoo email address will be…well, history! Just follow the steps below:
1 – Launch your Chrome browser.
2 – Press the Ctrl+H key combination.
3 – Click the Clear browsing data link over in the left-hand column.
4 – Clear all the check boxes of any items you don’t want to have cleared out along with the form data.
5 – Check the box beside Autofill form data.
6 – Click the Clear data button.
That’s all there is to it. Your old Yahoo email address should no longer pop up when web forms ask for your email address.
I hope this helps, Peyton. Good luck!
Update from Peyton: That did it! Thank you!!!
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