Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing LastPass and extensions on a Mac, part of Learning LastPass Password Management.
- Installing LastPass onto a Mac…is also a very easy process.…To install LastPass on your Mac computer…open any browser,…I'll use Chrome, and go to http://lastpass.com.…Once there click the Download free button…in the middle of the screen.…LastPass will determine for you which download…it believes is the best for your computer.…You can choose a different download option…by clicking any of the choices…in the large red and gray menu bar…such as Windows, Mac, Linux, or Mobile.…We'll use the recommended download…which includes the universal installer…for browser extensions in the major browsers.…
Click the red download button to the far right…of Universal Mac OSX installer.…In the bottom of your browser bar…you'll see your downloaded file.…Click on the file name to start your installation.…Double click the file labeled lpmacosx.…You can then double click the round icon labeled installer.…If you receive a confirmation asking…if you want to open the file, click Open.…Then in the bottom of the first screen…click the green Next button.…
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.