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Somewhere along the line I accidentally typed my password into the username field on a website in Chrome. Now every time I go back to that site my password is shown as an option to fill as my username. I didn't specifically save the username/password combo, it is just the little drop down that appears when you start to type.

Is it possible to clear this single item? I would rather not have to clear all form data.

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Go to Options → Personal Stuff → Manage Saved Passwords, hover over what you want to delete, and then click the x.

Update: It's now in Settings -> Show Advanced Settings... and Manage Passwords is the second link under the Passwords and Forms section.

Thank you camster342 for the update

If the data you want to delete is not a password but rather a saved form follow this:

When you type in a form field, a menu may appear, containing past text that you've typed in the field. To delete a specific piece of saved text, select it in the menu using the arrows on your keyboard, then press Shift+Delete.


On Mac OS it's Fn+Backspace or Fn+Shift+Delete.

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The one I am referring to does not show up here because I didn't actually save the password. – Kellenjb Jun 28 '11 at 13:45
Edited with the answer – soandos Jun 28 '11 at 13:55
Awesome. Exactly what I needed. Thank you. – Kellenjb Jun 28 '11 at 14:04
Just to let you know, I realise this is a pretty old answer, but the location of that option has changed... It's now in Settings -> Show Advanced Settings... and Managed Saved Passwords is the second link under the Passwords and Forms section. – camster342 Jan 19 '13 at 23:03
fn + Shift + Delete on a saved autocomplete form item worked like a charm, thanks (y) – Abduliam Rehmanius Oct 13 '14 at 14:20

It is possible to delete the single or all the username from the Google user-box. Simply select the require username by keyboard arrows. Then use Shift+Delete.

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This is all I needed. Brilliant. – MuffinTheMan Feb 12 '14 at 22:33
Absolutely awesome :) Thanks – antmw1361 Feb 10 '15 at 22:54

On Mac you highlight what you want to delete and then click "shift" "fn" and "command" all at once and then click the delete and it will be deleted from the username section

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I had trouble finding the site using Settings -> Show Advanced Settings -> Managed Saved Passwords, but was able to find the site using Then you just click the X to delete your username/password for the site.

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Doesn't work if you have secured your settings. – Ramhound Jul 9 at 16:28

I actually discovered the solution myself, I'm on Google Chrome and I think it may work on Firefox and Internet Explorer too.

When typing your mail, highlight the suggestion but don't click it, then press Shift and Supr at the same time.

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Can you explain what the "Supr" key is? If you mean the Super key, isn't that usually just a modifier? – slhck Sep 13 '13 at 8:08

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