How to manage saved usernames

I have password saving turned off, but Brave still suggests usernames on web sites with <input name="username"> (even if it’s not an appropriate username for the site, e.g. an email address for sites that don’t use email as username).

Of course, at one point I accidentally hit tab while typing a password and have half of a password saved as a username. I’d like to delete that one (and generally prevent username saving completely), but I can’t find anything in options related to saving usernames, just passwords and addresses.

How can I remove a saved username from that list and/or prevent saving & suggesting usernames?

OS: Mac OS 10.14.5
Version: 0.65.118 Chromium: 75.0.3770.80 (Official Build) (64-bit)

You can disable Autofill for addresses here: chrome://settings/addresses

For all other fields, you can do this:

  • Go here: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData
  • Select the “Advanced Tab”
  • Set “Time range” to “All time”
  • Switch to the tab “On exit”
  • Select “Autofill form data”
  • Click save

On every exit, your Autofill data should get cleared now.

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Thanks for the reply, but i tried this and it doesn’t work.


I’ve got no data saved here and I can still see usernames getting auto-filled.

Can you check Menu --> Settings --> Additional Settings --> Autofill --> Addresses & More and see if there’s anything listed there? Can you give some examples sites in which this is confirmed to occur?

@Mattches we’re close!

If I toggle off Save and fill addresses in that menu, then Brave no longer autofills those usernames. However, the list of addresses under Saved addresses will appear here is empty.

If I toggle Save and fill addresses back on, then it fills in usernames again, and the saved data I want to remove is back — it appears I might not be able to delete these saved usernames via the interface.

In the Addresses & more menu, if you toggle this feature On and the list populates, can you not remove them using the “3 dots” menu to the right of the form data?

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