Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding LastPass mobile options, part of Learning LastPass Password Management.
- One of the best features…of an internet-based password software…is the ability to take your passwords with you…wherever you go and have changes sync…across all of your devices.…With LastPass you can access your data…on all of these platforms, PC, Mac, iOS,…including iPhone and iPad, Android,…including the phones and tablets, Windows,…including Windows Phone and Surface, and Blackberry.…Basically, anywhere you go, your data can follow.…
We already talked about using LastPass…on your desktop computers,…so we'll go over how to use it…on your smart phone and tablet.…You do need the premium LastPass account…in order to sync your data across all of your devices.…The premium account is very inexpensive…at only $1.00 a month, and you can get it…by visiting lastpass.com and selecting go premium.…In this chapter of the course,…I'll be using the iPhone as an example.…Most of the information I cover…is the same on Android and tablet.…It'll just look a little different.…I'll point out any differences as I go through the movies.…
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.