How to update your LastPass password manager on Google Chrome to get the latest, most secure version

You can update LastPass on Chrome to ensure that your password manager is secure.Shutterstock
  • You can easily update LastPass on Chrome to make sure you're using the latest version of the extension.
  • The free password manager runs smoothly in the background as a Chrome extension.
  • Be mindful to keep the program up-to-date, since any security exploits are patched in updates.

A LastPass account offers something invaluable for browsing Google Chrome: password security, without having to memorize dozens of complex alphanumeric codes.

The free service, which runs smoothly in the background as a Chrome extension, stores and encrypts passwords. All that's required of you is to create a master password.

While it's savvy for Chrome users to use LastPass, they should also be mindful to keep the program updated: Using the newest version is paramount to the password manager's effectiveness, since any security exploits will be patched in updates.Advertisement

Here's how to update LastPass on Google Chrome.

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How to update Lastpass on Chrome

1. Click on the three-dots at the top right corner of Chrome.
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2. Select "More Tools" then "Extensions."

4. Click the "Details" button and then hit "Update" at the top.Advertisement

How to download LastPass on Chrome

1. Navigate to LastPass.com on Chrome.

Click "Download."Emma Witman/Business Insider

2. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the LastPass homepage, to the grey section.Advertisement

3. Click "Download" from the list on the far left side.

Your computer, your browser — or both — may request your for permission first before proceeding with a download from the internet.Emma Witman/Business Insider

4. LastPass will automatically detect your operating system. Find LastPass for Chrome and click "Download."Advertisement

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