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How to delete credit card data on iPhone

We have become dependent on our iPhones for almost everything, including online payments and purchases. This is a logical reason for Safari to automatically keep your credit card information and data in order to make purchases easier in the future by auto-filling credit card information.

Delete credit card data on iPhone

But what if you are afraid of your children using the phone in the wrong way and making purchases that you do not like using your credit card? Or what if you want to switch to a different credit card and make it the default card?

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For these reasons, the Safari browser allows you to erase credit card information and data from the browser with ease so that it is not tampered with in the wrong way or used without your knowledge.

While it's a great feature to have the browser auto-fill credit card information instead of manually typing it back while you're shopping online, it's not a convenient solution if you frequently share your phone with your family, friends, or kids.

So, it is better that you delete this credit card information from your Safari browser. Keep following this report to know the method in detail. It is worth noting that you only need your iPhone and Safari browser in this process.

» How to delete credit card information from Safari browser (in short)

  • Unlock your iPhone.
  • Click on the Safari browser icon.
  • انقر فوق ميزة “الملء التلقائي” أو “Auto Fill”.
  • انقر فوق خيار “بطاقات الائتمان المحفوظة” أو “Saved Credit Cards”.
  • انقر فوق زر “تعديل” أو “Edit”.
  • اختر بطاقة الائتمان التي ترغب في حذفها وانقر فوق زر “حذف” أو “Delete”.

» How to delete credit card information from the Safari browser (in detail)

  • Unlock your iPhone, then tap the settings icon that appears in the form of a metal gear on your phone's home screen.
  • Scroll down to the Safari browser option and click on it.
  • أسفل قسم “GENERAL“or”General” قم بالنقر فوق خيار “Autofill“or”AutoFill“.
  • Click on the optionSaved credit cards“or”Saved Credit Cards“.
  • Click the buttonModification“or”Edit” من الركن العلوي الأيمن.
  • من أمام بطاقة الائتمان التي ترغب في حذفها انقر فوق زر “Delete“or”Delete” من الركن العلوي الأيسر.
  • Just be sure to select the credit card you wish to delete so that you can see the blue verification circle next to the card name to confirm that its data has been deleted.

أما إذا كنت ترغب في إضافة بيانات بطاقة ائتمان جديدة، فيمكنك اتباع الخطوات السابقة ولكن في الخطوة رقم 5 انقر فوق زر “إضافة بطاقة ائتمان” أو “Add Credit Card” وقم بإدخال معلومات بطاقة الائتمان الخاصة بك ثم انقر فوق زر الكاميرا لمسح المعلومات ضوئياً دون أن تكون مُضطر على كتابة المعلومات يدوياً.

It is worth noting that the process of removing or adding credit card data to the Safari browser is completely different from the process of adding or removing credit cards from the Apple Play service.

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Conclusion

We think this is all you need to do in order to delete your credit card information from Safari browser. If you share your phone with some people you don't trust, or you hand your phone to your kids after you come back from work and you are afraid of messing with your bank account or making purchases without your knowledge, the best way is to delete credit card information from your browser manually.

Ibrahim Turki

I have been working in the electronic press for years and have a passion for reading and writing about various technical news. You'll find me writing about computers, smartphones, operating systems, applications, and even networks and the Internet. I always strive to provide elegant and simple visual content that suits technology followers in our Arab world.
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