A LastPass account should give you access to your data anytime, anywhere when you log in. Sometimes things don’t work out the way we want them to. Many have attempted several times to install LastPass on Chrome and the plugin is failing to show up or activate.
Users have a LastPass vault and login, but the plugin is needed to make the vault interact with both username and password boxes.
Others think they created a LastPass account and installed the web browser extension. In spite of that, they don’t finally see the LastPass icon in their web browser toolbar.
We’re finding this is an increasing problem with LastPass installation on Chrome. From getting the hang of this behavior to helpful tricks to address the issue – we have you covered.
What can I do if LastPass will not install on Chrome?
1. Reinstall or update the web Chrome extension
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2. Check that LastPass isn’t disabled from view in extension bar
- On your computer, open Chrome.
- Select the three, vertical dots next to the profile icon.
- Click More tools.
- Then, click Extensions.
- Additionally, you may copy and paste chrome://extensions into the navigation bar in Chrome.
- Simply turn the setting on to enable LastPass.
Remember that extensions are small software programs that tailor Chrome functionality to your preferences. Let’s assume that LastPass is only listed but not enabled in your browser’s extensions.
You need to change that right away if you want the LastPass icon to display in your web browser toolbar. Instructions for enabling LastPass are described above.
If you happen to find that LastPass is not listed at all, try reinstalling it. Go to the LastPass extension and simply click Add to Chrome. You’ll then see the new extension in Chrome as a button on the toolbar.
3. Confirm that other Chrome extensions aren’t interfering
- Open Chrome.
- At the top right, click More.
- Select More Tools > Extensions.
- Uncheck the Enabled box to temporarily disable your other Chrome extensions.
- Do not click the trash button to remove them.
- You are now presented with a confirmation box. Confirm your action.
- You may re-enable LastPass.
Note: Re-enabling extensions in Chrome is as easy as returning to the Extensions screen and ticking the box next to Enable.
4. Check if another plug-in is interfering
- Go to chrome://extensions in your Chrome address bar.
- You may also use the menu button at the top right corner of Chrome to access More tools > Extensions.
- Scroll to the plug-ins list.
- Click on them one by one.
- Then, just click the slider to toggle the plug-ins off.
- Re-enable LastPass now and check if the issue persists.
These lines involve the exact to-dos you need to complete in order to fix LastPass installation problems on Chrome. For further help with this, use the comment section found below.
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