HELP FILE

How do I add a password?

    You can add a new username and password while logging in to a website automatically, saving manually, or adding directly within your vault.

    Add a password automatically

    1. In your web browser toolbar, click the inactive (grey or black) LastPass icon inactive LastPass icon.
    2. Enter your email address and master password, then click Log In.
    3. If prompted, complete steps for multifactor authentication (if it is enabled on your account).
    4. Navigate to your desired site.
    5. Enter your username and password for the site and proceed to log in.
    6. When the Add to LastPass? window appears, click Add.

    Add a password manually

    1. In your web browser toolbar, click the inactive (grey or black) LastPass icon inactive LastPass icon.
    2. Enter your email address and master password, then click Log In.
    3. If prompted, complete steps for multifactor authentication (if it is enabled on your account).
    4. Navigate to your desired site.
    5. Fill in your login data but do not log in.

      Tip: You can have LastPass create a strong password for you by clicking the Generate Password icon using the in-field LastPass active icon LastPass active icon or by selecting Generate Secure Password in the web browser extension.

    6. Select one of the following options:
      • Add your password using the web browser extension:
        1. Select the active LastPass icon active LastPass icon.
        2. Go to Add item > Password.
          Tip: Use Add item > Save All Entered Data at the bottom of the menu for website login forms that require more than a username and password.
        3. All captured fields are displayed. If desired, enter more information and specify your desired settings for the password.
        4. Click Save when finished.Add new password entry
      • Add your password using the in-field active LastPass icon active LastPass icon:
        1. Within the username or password field of a site, select the in-field active LastPass icon active LastPass icon.
        2. Click the Add icon Add icon.
        3. All captured fields are displayed. If desired, enter more information and specify your desired settings for the password.
        4. Click Add password.Add new password entry

    Add a password from your vault

    1. Log in to LastPass and access your vault by doing either of the following:
      • In your web browser toolbar, click the LastPass icon active LastPass icon and select Open My Vault.
      • Go to https://lastpass.com/?ac=1 and log in with your email address and master password.
    2. Select Passwords in the navigation pane.
    3. Click the Add icon .
    4. Enter the URL of the site, and all other information you want to store.
    5. If desired, do any of the following:
      • Select a folder to store your password in.
      • Select Advanced Settings and enable the checkbox(es) for additional security settings of Require Master Password Reprompt, Autologin, and/or Disable AutoFill.
      • Create a TOTP code so the site (which is enabled with Two-Factor Authentication) can be shared with others
    6. Click Save when finished.

    Prevent the in-field icon from appearing for specific site passwords

    If you do not want the gray in-field autofill LastPass icon to appear in your login fields, you can disable it within your LastPass browser extension Preferences to remove it for all sites, or add a site as a Never URL so that the icon does not appear for specific sites.

    Learn how here.