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How do I install and log in to the LastPass for Windows Desktop application?

How do I install and log in to the LastPass for Windows Desktop application?

    Install and log in to the LastPass for Windows Desktop application to access the contents of your LastPass vault from your desktop.

    Note: If your LastPass admin has set up your LastPass Business account so that you use your Active Directory credentials to log in to LastPass (i.e., federated login using AD FS, Azure AD, Okta, Google Workspace, PingOne, PingFederate, or OneLogin), please see Set Up Federated Login for LastPass Business Users for detailed login instructions.
    1. From your desktop, open the Microsoft Store application.
    2. Search for LastPass and click on the desktop application (not the web browser extension application ) or go directly to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/lastpass/9wzdncrfj3qk.
    3. Click Get, then sign in to your Microsoft Live account, or click No, thanks to skip that process.
    4. Once installed, click Launch.
    5. When prompted with the login window, choose from the following options:
      LastPass account status Instructions
      If you do not currently have a LastPass account
      1. Click Create Account.
      2. Enter the Email, master password, Confirm Password, Password Reminder (Optional) fields, and use the drop-down menu to select a Time Zone.
      3. Click Create Account.
      If you already have a LastPass account
      1. Click No Thanks.
      2. Enter your email address and master password.
    6. If desired, check the box(es) to enable the Remember Email and/or Remember Master Password option(s).

      Note: If you want to enable a PIN code to access your vault, you must enable the Remember Master Password setting before logging in to the application. Learn how to set a PIN code.

    7. Click Log in.

      LastPass desktop app for Windows login

    8. If prompted, complete the steps for multifactor authentication.
    Results: Once logged in, an active LastPass icon appears in your system tray indicating a successful login. If you close the LastPass for Windows Desktop application, it will continue to run in the background and fill login information for websites.
    Important: The LastPass for Windows Desktop application must remain open to fill login information for other desktop applications.