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Export vault data as a LastPass encrypted file

    Export your LastPass vault data in the form of an encrypted file, which you can import back in to LastPass at any time.

    Attention: Currently, there are two different extension menu experiences, so instructions may differ depending on your navigational experience. The "new experience" applies to version 4.104.0 and newer for the LastPass browser extension, whereas the "previous experience" refers to version 4.103.0 and earlier.
    Important: These steps can only be performed using the LastPass browser extension.
    Restriction: If you have a LastPass Teams or LastPass Business account, the ability to perform these actions may be limited or prohibited due to policies enabled by your LastPass admin.
    Restriction: Exporting TOTP codes for password items (i.e., one-time passcodes you generate within your vault) is not supported.
    About this task:
    Important: You will be required to create a one-time encryption key, which will be used for decrypting the export file when imported into LastPass.
    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. Click the LastPass icon active LastPass icon in your browser toolbar.
    5. Take the action that matches your navigational experience:
      • New experience – Select the Account tab, then go to Fix a problem yourself > Export vault items > Export encrypted data for backup.
        Export options on the browser extension menu
      • Previous experience – Select Account Options OR < your username > at the bottom of the menu, then go to Advanced > Export > LastPass Encrypted File.
    6. If prompted, enter your master password. If desired, select Do not re-prompt for and use the drop-down menu to select a time interval.
    7. Create an encryption key, then confirm it. This key must be at least 12 characters, including 1 number, 1 uppercase letter, and 1 lowercase letter.
      Warning: This one-time encryption key cannot be recovered if it is forgotten. This key is known only to you, and will be used to securely decrypt your exported data when imported in to LastPass. If you forget your encryption key, you can create a new one by exporting your vault data again.
    8. Select Continue.
      Create encryption key in the new experience

      Result: A CSV file containing your data is downloaded.

    Results: You have successfully exported an encrypted version of your LastPass vault data in CSV format.
    What to do next: You can import your LastPass encrypted file containing your vault data back in to LastPass.