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LastPass for iOS

LastPass for iOS is an app that will allow you to carry your LastPass data around with you and easily log in to websites from your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Once you install and log in to the app, you can set up and use Touch ID or Face ID,enable and use autofill, add and manage passwords, secure notes, and form fill items in your LastPass Vault, use security tools and manage your settings. You can also set up and use LastPass on your Apple Watch.

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Please note that feature availability may vary depending on your mobile device's iOS version. For more information about supported devices and versions, please see System Requirements for Users.

Note: If you have permitted offline access when you enabled Multifactor Authentication, the LastPass mobile app can store a locally cached version of your Vault so that it can be accessed when you do not have internet connectivity.

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Install and log in

  1. Download the LastPass app for iOS directly from the App Store.
  2. Tap Get, then tap Install.

    Note: To ensure optimal Vault performance, it is recommended that you enable push notifications for the LastPass mobile app in your iOS device's Settings.

  3. Enter your username and Master Password. If desired, toggle on the switch(es) for the Remember Email, Remember Password, and/or Log In Offline options.
  4. Tap Log In.
  5. If prompted, complete steps for Multifactor Authentication (if enabled).
  6. Your Vault is displayed, where you can navigate using the All items view or searching for individual passwords, secure notes, or form fill items.

iOS Vault and All Items Views

Set up and use Touch ID or Face ID for mobile account recovery

For supported iOS devices, you can set up and use Touch ID or Face ID as a means of mobile account recovery if you ever forget your Master Password. Don't worry, if you choose to skip this step, you can set it up later in the LastPass app's Security settings. Learn more about iOS account recovery.

You must log in to the LastPass app for iOS with your username and Master Password before you can set up account recovery using Touch ID or Face ID.

Enable and use autofill

LastPass can automatically fill login credentials for various iOS apps and websites seamlessly.

To enable autofill on iOS 12 or later:

  1. On your iOS device, go to SettingsPasswords & AccountsAutoFill Passwords.
  2. Toggle on the switch to enable the "AutoFill Passwords" option.
  3. Tap LastPass to enable. It is also recommended to de-select "Keychain" as leaving it selected will cause Keychain to be prioritized over LastPass when autofilling and generating new passwords, as well as storing new passwords.
  4. If prompted, verify your identity using Touch ID, Face ID, or PIN.
  5. That's it!  You are now set up to use autofill with LastPass.

To use autofill within an app or mobile web browser on iOS 12 or later, do the following:

  1. Log in to the LastPass App on your iOS device.
  2. Open your desired app or navigate to your website's login screen on your mobile web browser.
  3. Tap anywhere within a login field, then tap to select your credentials that auto-populate in the QuickType bar. To select a different set of credentials, tap the in-field Password icon and select from the list displayed, or tap LastPass (at the bottom of the list) to be brought to your LastPass Vault and make your selection.
  4. If you have enabled Touch ID, Face ID, PIN, or Require Reprompt enabled, you will be prompted to verify your login.
  5. Once your credentials are filled, complete the login process to sign in.

Autofill on iOS

Add and manage passwords

From your Vault, tap Passwords, then choose from the following options:

Add a new password

  1. Tap the Add icon in the top navigation.
  2. Tap Password.
  3. Tap to select a pre-populated service, or tap Add New Password to create your own.
  4. Fill in all of the information you want to store. If desired, you can set your new password as a Favorite, Require a Reprompt, Never Autofill, and/or enable AutoLogin.
  5. When finished, tap Save in the top navigation.

iOS Add Password

Edit an existing password

  1. Locate the password you want to edit, then tap to select it.
  2. From your password action menu, you can do the following:
    • Launch the website in your preferred mobile web browser (selected in Settings > Default Browser). Tap to select your desired password and proceed to log in.
    • Copy Username to your clipboard.
    • Copy Password to your clipboard.
    • View the password entry.
    • Edit the password entry fields. If desired, you can set your password as a Favorite, Require a Reprompt, Never Autofill, and/or enable AutoLogin.
    • Show Password to view the text of the password.
    • Share to share the password entry with another person. If desired, toggle on the switch for the "Show Passwords" option.
    • Manage Share to view those with whom the password has already been shared. If desired, you can tap to select a user's name, then tap Unshare to revoke their access.
    • Delete to delete the password entry, then tap Yes to confirm.

Add and manage secure notes

From your Vault, tap Secure notes, then choose from the following options:

Add a new secure note

  1. Tap the Add icon in the top navigation.
  2. Tap Secure note.
  3. Fill in all of the information you want to store. If desired, you can set your new secure note as a Favorite or Require a Reprompt.
  4. When finished, tap Save in the top navigation.

Edit an existing secure note

  1. Locate the secure note you want to edit, then tap to select it.
  2. From your secure note action menu, you can do the following:
    • View the secure note.
    • Edit the secure note fields. If desired, you can also change the following settings:
      • Favorite
      • Require Reprompt
      • Add an image to your secure note:
        •  Tap the Attachment icon in the toolbar, then choose from the following image options to add to your secure note:
          • Tap the Camera icon to add an image from your camera.
          • Tap the Photo icon to add an image from your photo library.
      • Add a voice recording to your secure note:
        • Tap the Microphone icon in your toolbar, then tap the Record icon .
    • Share to share the secure note with another person. If desired, toggle on the switch for the "Show Passwords" option.
    • Manage Share to view those with whom the secure note has already been shared. If desired, you can tap to select a user's name, then tap Unshare to revoke their access.
    • Delete to delete the secure note, then tap Yes to confirm.

iOS Edit Secure Note

Add and manage items

From your Vault, tap All items (including addresses, payment cards, bank accounts, drivers licenses, Wi-Fi passwords, etc.) then choose from the following options:

Add a new item

  1. Tap the Add icon in the top navigation.
  2. Tap to select your desired item type.
  3. Fill in all of the information you want to store. If desired, you can set your new item as a Favorite or Require a Reprompt.
  4. When finished, tap Save in the top navigation.

Edit an existing item

  1. Locate the item you want to edit, then tap to select it.
  2. From your item action menu, you can do the following:
    • View the item.
    • Edit the item fields. If desired, you can also change the following settings:
      • Favorite
      • Require Reprompt
      • Add an image to your item:
        •  Tap the Attachment icon in the toolbar, then choose from the following image options to add to your item:
          • Tap the Camera icon to add an image from your camera.
          • Tap the Photo icon to add an image from your photo library.
      • Add a voice recording to your secure note:
        • Tap the Microphone icon in your toolbar, then tap the Record icon .
    • Share to share the item with another person. If desired, toggle on the switch for the "Show Passwords" option.
    • Manage Share to view those with whom the item has already been shared. If desired, you can tap to select a user's name, then tap Unshare to revoke their access.
    • Delete to delete the item, then tap Yes to confirm.

Use Security Tools

Once you are logged in to the app, you can tap Security in the bottom toolbar to use the options listed below.

  • Generate Password to create a strong, new password
  • Emergency Access to set up a trusted person to access your account in an emergency situation (available for Premium or Families accounts only)
  • Security Challenge to run an evaluation on all of your existing passwords
  • Identities to select another identity for your Vault

iOS Security Options

Change Settings

Tap Settings in the bottom toolbar to make changes to Your LastPass Account, Security, Actions, Autofill, Default Browser, and Advanced settings. You can also access Help and Support and Recommend LastPass, or Log Out.

iOS Settings Options

Your LastPass Account

  • View your User Name, Type of Account (Free, Premium, Families, Teams, Enterprise, or Identity), your account Expiration date (Paid or Trial), and if applicable, the ability to Upgrade your account type.
  • Tap Change Master Password to update your Master Password.
  • Tap About LastPass for iOS to find the version number and build date of the app.

Security

  • Use Touch ID to enable and use Touch ID to log in to your LastPass account using fingerprint authentication on supported devices (initial setup instructions here). This is required in order to use mobile account recovery for iOS.
  • Use Face ID to enable and use Face ID to log in to your LastPass account using facial recognition as a means of authentication on supported devices (initial setup instructions here). This is required in order to use mobile account recovery for iOS.
  • Use LastPass Pin Code to protect your account with a 4 or 6 digit PIN code.
  • Lock Options to choose how often LastPass re-prompts for authentication before accessing the Vault (after coming back from device lock or switching apps).
  • Auto Logout to choose how soon LastPass logs out (after not using the app for a designated amount of time).
  • Clear Clipboard to set how fast the clipboard clears after copying a password from LastPass.
  • Authorize Apple Watch to enable LastPass on Apple Watch.
  • Use Apple Watch Pin Code to allow the use of a pin code on Apple Watch to prevent unauthorized access to LastPass.
  • Allow Custom Keyboards to disable this option to disallow Custom Keyboards to be used while in the LastPass App.
  • Remember Email to enable the ability for LastPass to remember your account email address.
  • Remember Master Password to enable the ability for the LastPass App to remember the Master Password. This option is not recommended.
  • Log Out on Close to enable the ability for LastPass to automatically log out whenever your quit the app.

Actions

  • Clear LastPass Cache to delete your local Vault data. It will be repopulated the next time LastPass syncs with the server.
  • Clear Device Clipboard to clear the clipboard of any data.
  • Refresh Vault to manually refresh the Vault to sync changes.

Default Browser

If you have multiple mobile web browser apps installed, you can go to SettingsDefault Browser to select your preferred browser app to launch your sites from your Vault within the LastPass for iOS app. By default, your sites will launch using Safari.

Advanced

  • Default Search Engine to set what search engine you would like to use.
  • Block Cookies to control which cookies are stored when visiting websites.
  • Close Browser Tabs on Logout to have your tabs automatically close when you log out (iOS 11 or earlier).
  • Clear Browser History on Logout to have your history automatically delete when you log out (iOS 11 or earlier).
  • Clear Cookies on Logout to have all cookies deleted automatically when you log out (iOS 11 or earlier).
  • Include Secure Notes in Search Results to include text from within secure notes in search results.
  • Include Usernames in Search Results to include usernames in search results.
  • LastPass Data Center to view which data center you are currently using.
  • Language to view the LastPass app in one of our officially supported languages. Select from English, Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish. Tap More to select from a list of unsupported languages, which may contain translation errors.

Set up and use LastPass for Apple Watch

Your Vault is available on LastPass for Apple Watch while you are logged into LastPass on your iOS device. It will always show the Vault of the currently logged in user.

Enable LastPass for Apple Watch

  1. Pair your Apple Watch with your iOS device.
  2. Once paired, log in to the LastPass app for iOS.
  3. Go to SettingsSecurity.
  4. Locate Authorize Apple Watch then toggle the setting to On (enabled).
  5. Tap OK on the Security Reminder prompt indicating that you will not be prompted for Touch ID, PIN, or Master Password on your Apple Watch.
  6. If desired, you can enable the Use Apple Watch Pin Code by toggling the setting to On (enabled) then setting and confirming a 4 or 6 digit Pin Code.

Use LastPass for Apple Watch

From the your LastPass Vault you can view password entries, secure notes, and your items.

a Tap Search to search favorites, passwords, secure notes, or all items in your Vault.

bTap Add to create a new secure note.

cTap Vault to navigate through passwords, secure notes, and items.

Search, add, or access Vault on Apple Watch

Related

How do I set up and use account recovery in the LastPass app for iOS?

Require a Master Password Re-prompt

Generate Secure Passwords

Set Up Automatic Logins

Manage Your Favorites

Use the Security Challenge

Disable Autofill for Sites