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Since the recent macOS 10.14.4 update which includes Safari 12.1 (14607.1.40.1.4), last started to automatically submit web forms with login & password fields once a value for password or login is selected from auto-fill options. This seems to be related to the new 10.14.4 feature where Touch ID got an option to confirm auto-fill in Safari. However I have it switched off but Safari still does this crap. I'm curious if anyone else have the same problem and how to solve it.

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    I have this issue as well and I haven't figured out a way to disable the auto-submit of the forms. I like the security around touch-id but some AJAX and SPA apps don't behave well with this latest Safari update and can get into an infinite submit-reload due to touch-id. – Brian Pontarelli Apr 5 at 15:46
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I have this issue too, and I've just spent a long time with an Apple Support chat agent.

This is a "feature" introduced in Safari 12.1.

What's new in the updates for macOS Mojave

Streamlines website login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill.

There is currently no way to turn this off. This is the solution the agent proposed. Submit a feedback to Apple:

https://www.apple.com/feedback/

...submit your feedback on the feature and your experience so far.

Maybe if we kick up enough of a fuss? It is a pain, and it also screws with captchas quite impressively...

  • i got the same problem. it gives problems when there is a captcha – Valerio Apr 10 at 11:06
  • It is also happening on 10.13.6. – webjay Apr 11 at 17:23
  • Correct webjay, this is for the Safari 12.1 update, not an OS update. I don’t know if Mac OS 10.12 will update Safari, to 12.1 but 10.13 and 10.14 both do. – ttt Apr 11 at 21:08
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I got the same issue with Safari 12.1, but I think it's not so bad 1. For sites which require captcha, the form is working like before, does not auto submit 2. For other sites, I got issue when can not click 'Remember me', but at the end I just click to that option first, and fill username & password.

So, I am totally fine with this feature.

  • This is not an answer. It may be a comment. – ttt Jun 9 at 7:21

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