LastPass - Getting Started

Activation Process for new LastPass users

1. Go to: www.security.harvard.edu/lastpass and click on “Get LastPass Now” button.

 2. Select “No, I do not have a LastPass account”. Make sure to enter your Harvard email address in the first box and your personal email address in the second box - (You will receive an error message if you put in a Harvard email address).

3. If everything is successful, you’ll be redirected to a landing page

 4. Login to the Harvard email account used, select the email from LastPass, and click on the link provided

5. Check that your personal email address is correct and create a strong master password – reference http://security.harvard.edu/use-strong-passwords for helpful hints

6. Validate your Master Password

 7. If you haven’t downloaded the LastPass web browser tool, do so now

8. Install the web browser tool for your operating system

9. After installation, the LastPass icon will appear on the top right corner of your web browser.

10. Click on the icon and login using your private email address and Master Password.

 

Activation Process for Existing LastPass Users

Activation Process for LastPass – For users with existing LastPass Account:

1. Go to: www.security.harvard.edu/lastpass and click on “Get LastPass Now” button.

 2. Select “Yes, I already have a LastPass account”. Make sure to enter your Harvard email address in the first box and your personal email address in the second box - (You will receive an error message if you put in a Harvard email address).

3. If everything is successful, you’ll be redirected to a landing page

 4. Login to the Harvard email account used, select the email from LastPass, and click on the link provided

 5. If you haven’t downloaded the LastPass web browser tool, do so now

6. Install the web browser tool for your operating system

7. After installation, the LastPass icon will appear on the top right corner of your web browser.

8. Click on the icon and login using your private email address and Master Password.