Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding multifactor authentication with Google Authenticator, part of Learning LastPass Password Management.
- One of the easiest and most popular ways…to add multifactor authentication…to a free LastPass account is with Google Authenticator.…This is a fee app offered for iPhone, Android and Blackberry…through the app store.…Before you install Authenticator on your device…you should make sure you're running the latest version…of your LastPass extensions in your browsers.…To check your browser extension…click the LastPass icon in the top of your browser bar…and select Tools, then Advanced Tools…and Check For Updates.…
You will either receive confirmation…that no update is available…or instructions for installing the update.…I don't have any updates available…so I'll close this notice.…Also, make sure you're using the most up to date…LastPass app on your mobile device.…To verify you have the most recent mobile version…visit your app store and install any updates…the LastPass app.…Once everything has been updated…you can install Google Authenticator from your app store.…Once that's installed, you're ready to activate…the Google Authenticator app.…
First, learn how to set up and use LastPass on desktops, phones, and tablets; upload existing passwords and generate new ones; organize data; and work with identities and Secure Notes. Then discover how to share logins and folders with others, sync data, use the LastPass Tab and LastPass Wallet apps, and understand best practices for adjusting LastPass security settings and alerts.
- Creating a complex master password
- Creating a LastPass account
- Installing LastPass
- Uploading logins
- Using form fill profiles and secure notes
- Sharing logins
- Adjusting security settings
- Auditing your security with LastPass
- Backing up and syncing LastPass data
Skill Level Beginner
Q: My screen doesn't match the LastPass interface shown in the course. What changed?
- The order of the items in the left-hand menu is slightly different, and Settings was renamed Account Settings.
- The folder icons in the vault have a slightly different look.
- The security login option for grid authentication is no longer offered in the Account Settings' Security tab; it is only in the Multifactor tab.
- The security keyboard is no longer a grey button under the login, but a keyboard icon within the password box.
- Menus in the Tools menu open a bit differently, though all items are in the same order and have the same names.
- The popup box to share a login has a slightly different look and no longer shows the option of sharing a password only or a full login.
- In the top menu, they added a Credit Monitoring option and moved the Tutorials option to the left-side menu.
- When adding a login, the Add to Favorites option is now at the top of the dialogue box and the other settings are accessed by clicking a link at the bottom called Advanced Settings. Previously, they were always visible.