Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Enabling browser extensions on PC, part of Learning LastPass Password Management.
- Once you've installed LastPass on your computer…you'll need to enable the extensions within your browsers.…If you chose the installation option…that included your extensions…all of the hard work has been done for you.…Let's set up the extensions in the top three browsers…Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.…To enable your extension in Chrome, open the Chrome browser…and click the icon with three lines…in the top right corner of your screen.…You'll see a notification labeled…"New extension added LastPass free password manager."…Click that notice, in the popup box click enable extension.…
You now have a new icon in the top right corner…of your screen, the icon will be a black box…with a white asterisk in the middle.…Click on this icon in order to log in…to your LastPass account within your browser.…In the Sign In box enter your email address and password…that you set up for LastPass.…I'll log in with a different account…than I used in the previous movies…because I've set up some sample information…in order to show you some of the LastPass features.…
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.