The password management tool can now be used for free by smartphone and tablet owners.
LatPass is password management tool. The tool is now available for free to smartphone and tablet owners. Previously LastPass used to charge a $12 annual fee. The fee was charged for premium support on different devices.
Now the Android, Windows Phone, and iOS clients do not have to pay anything. The app is also free for people who are currently using it on their desktops.
On Tuesday LastPass announced the services on Mobile phones will now be free. Charges will be applied for additional services by LastPass. If users want to synchronize their devices then charges are applied by LastPass.
For example if a user wants to sync the passwords between their smartphone and desktop, then charges are applied. Syncing passwords between smartphones and tablets are also charged.
Users looking to sync their devices will have to pay a subscription fee. The paid subscription is $12 a year for a Premium account. While the Enterprise account is $24 a year per user. LastPass offers a 14-day free trial of the Premium subscription.
Users already using the LastPass will be converted to the free account. Those who do not sync their devices will also avail from free services on smartphones, tablets and desktop. The free account by Last pass will offer all the features previously offered in the paid account.
Logins and forms will be filled automatically. Secure notes for records will be available. Digital generation of the password will also be possible. The multi-factor authentication and one-time password option will remain the same.