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Question: Auto fill will not work on the web forms on my iPad or iPhone. On my Mac Mini the same forms auto fill flawlessly. On the iPad and iPhone email addresses will auto fill in Gmail. How do I correct this problem?

Auto fill will not work on the web forms on my iPad or iPhone. On my Mac Mini the same forms auto fill flawlessly. On the iPad and iPhone email addresses will auto fill in Gmail. How do I correct this problem?

iPad Air Wi-Fi, iOS 11.2.6

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Apr 22, 2018 11:43 AM in response to ShootOften In response to ShootOften

Note: The info here is about macOS Safari 11

This may apply to iOS as well.


This is not problem. This is a recently introduced security feature.


Safari 11.1

About AutoFill:

Safari Login AutoFill

Available for: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.4

Impact: A malicious website may be able to exfiltrate autofilled data in Safari without explicit user interaction.

Description: Safari autofill did not require explicit user interaction before taking place. The issue was addressed through improved autofill heuristics.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208695



Helps protect privacy by only AutoFilling usernames and passwords after selecting them in a web form field in Safari.


https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208533


About macOS high Sierra 1013.4 update

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208533

Apr 22, 2018 11:43 AM

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Question: Auto fill will not work on the web forms on my iPad or iPhone. On my Mac Mini the same forms auto fill flawlessly. On the iPad and iPhone email addresses will auto fill in Gmail. How do I correct this problem?