Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Shared Folders, part of LastPass Password Management Fundamentals.
- In addition to sharing a single log-in,…with LastPass Premium you can set up a shared family folder,…which is a folder that up to five different…LastPass users can share.…With shared folders, any information added to the folder…will be shared among all users.…This is useful if multiple people…use the same website log-ins…and need to be able to keep passwords current…after password changes.…You're able to set each users access.…You can choose either read-only access,…which means they can read all of the log-in but not edit it,…or hide passwords access, meaning they won't…be able to see the passwords.…
To set up a shared folder,…click the Manage Shared Folders link…in the left gray action bar in your LastPass Account Vault.…Click the red Create a New Shared Folder button.…You can type a name for your shared folder…in the text field.…I'll call this one Lynda.…Then click the red Create button to the right.…You now see your folder within the list.…To add people and select privacy settings,…click the blue Edit text to the far right…
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.