Are you struggling to remember passwords of your social networking, email, online banking service. Do you hate when you want to type in username and password to log onto a website. Then you should try LastPass, a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure.
LastPass can be installed on Windows (2000/XP/Server 2000/Vista 32bit/Vista 64bit/7 32bit/7 64bit), Mac OS X 10.4+ as well as on all major Linux distributions. It is compatible with multiple web browsers which includes Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2.0+, Safari 3+, Opera 11+ and Google Chrome 4+. The introductory video below will help you to get an overview of LastPass.
Although LastPass offers both FREE and PREMIUM version, the FREE version should be more than enough for most users. The PREMIUM version supports mobile operating systems such as SYMBIAN S60, HP WEBOS, ANDROID, WINDOWS PHONE, etc. A comparison between FREE and PREMIUM versions can be found here.
You can use the link given at the end of this article to download LastPass Installer. The following videos demonstrate the installation process. If you don’t have an LastPass account, you’ll get a chance to create a one during the installation. It is very important to choose a strong password as your LastPass master password. It is also critical that you never forget this password because there is no way to recover it.
After installation, open your favorite web browser and click on the LastPass icon (). Then you’ll be prompted to enter email address and password. Once you logged into LastPass, you don’t have to do anything differently. LastPass will save passwords as you enter them. Watch below screencast, which describes the basics of how to use the LastPass Password Manager. The other features of LastPass includes automatic form filling, generating secure passwords, multifactor authentication, etc.
lastpass.com provides an excellent video library resource to learn the basics. If you have specific questions, open a support ticket by clicking here.