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How do I add or delete folders in my LastPass Vault?

To organize your Vault so you can easily find what you're looking for, you can create folders and/or sub-folders, then move your items into them to be stored. You can also delete and/or purge a folder containing items.

Create a folder

  1. Log in to LastPass and access your Vault by doing either of the following:
    • Go to https://lastpass.com/?ac=1 and log in with your username and Master Password.
    • In your web browser toolbar, click the LastPass icon LastPass then click Open My Vault.
  2. Select All Items or your desired item category in the left navigation.
  3. Hover over the Add icon in the bottom-right corner then click Add New Folder.
  4. Enter a new Folder Name, or if you want it to be created as a sub-folder under an existing folder, check the box to enable Add as a sub-folder under:, then use drop-down menu to select your desired parent folder.
  5. Click Save when finished.

Create a sub-folder

  1. From within your LastPass Vault, select All Items in the left navigation.
  2. Right-click on your desired folder, then select Create Sub-Folder.
  3. Enter a name in the Folder field for your sub-folder.
  4. Click Save.

Move an item into a folder

You can move a form fill item into a folder, or transfer an item from one folder into a different folder.

  1. Locate the relevant form fill item, then hover over it and enable the checkbox in the upper-right corner.
  2. Move the item(s) in either of the following ways:
    • For moving a single item, click the Edit icon , then use the Folder drop-down menu and select your desired folder and click Save.
    • For moving multiple items, click the Actions drop-down menu, then select Move to Folder and select your desired folder.

Delete a folder

Deleting a folder will also delete all items within that folder. Additionally, folders that do not contain any items are automatically purged when they are deleted.

  1. Log in to LastPass and access your Vault by doing either of the following:
    • Go to https://lastpass.com/?ac=1 and log in with your username and Master Password.
    • In your web browser toolbar, click the LastPass icon LastPass then click Open My Vault.
  2. Right-click on the name of your folder, then select Delete Folder.
  3. Click Yes to confirm.

Purge a folder

Folders that do not contain any items are automatically purged when they are deleted. For folders that contain items, you can purge them to permanently delete by doing the following:

  1. Log in to LastPass and access your Vault by doing either of the following:
    • Go to https://lastpass.com/?ac=1 and log in with your username and Master Password.
    • In your web browser toolbar, click the LastPass icon LastPass then click Open My Vault.
  2. Click More Options in the left navigation.
  3. Go to AdvancedDeleted Items, then choose from the following options.
    • Click Purge All in the top navigation to permanently delete all items listed.
    • Select individual folders, then use the Actions drop-down menu and select Purge.
  4. Click Yes to confirm.

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