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  Reply # 2062253 25-Jul-2018 13:16
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kryptonjohn:

 

Yes - it works on cellphones - a particular benefit where typing passwords is harder but with LastPass it will use your fingerprint!

 

 

I'm using the free version and it works on my phone and chrome on the desktop. Doesn't look like there's much benefits for premium these days


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Reply # 2062256 25-Jul-2018 13:23
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pom532:

 

I'm using the free version and it works on my phone and chrome on the desktop. Doesn't look like there's much benefits for premium these days

 

 

 

 

^ This.

 

unfortunately I realised I was using the free version after buying 2 years worth of subs. Doh! smile

 

 

 

I used to be a lastpass premium subscriber but I guess I never realised I was using the free version after my sub had expired.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2062258 25-Jul-2018 13:26
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Maybe that's new, I seem to recall it didn't used to...

 

Does fingerprint authentication work too?


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  Reply # 2062277 25-Jul-2018 13:27
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Yes works exactly like it used to when I had premium. Fingerprint + app pwd prompts etc

 

 

 

EDIT: I've even got MFA on the free version...


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  Reply # 2062283 25-Jul-2018 13:30
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In that case it seems there's nothing important to me missing from the free version! (Apart from being ad-free... which isn't super important to me)

 

 


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  Reply # 2062285 25-Jul-2018 13:36
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Has anyone noticed any ads?


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  Reply # 2062289 25-Jul-2018 13:38
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No I don't see any ads on mine. I still have it on free version. Haven't punched in the codes yet....


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  Reply # 2062330 25-Jul-2018 14:38
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I created a post a year or so back here on GZ, asking exactly this question - benefits of a paid sub over the free app, and in the end I decided not to renew my sub and see what happened. The outcome was not a single loss of functionality in making the move.

As others have said, the free app never worked on mobile devices, and I imagine many clients that pay continue to so so not knowing the free version will suffice for most.

Personally, if I were to pay, I’d not be doing so for the supposedly increased functionality but more as support of the product.

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  Reply # 2062333 25-Jul-2018 14:41
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Yes exactly. It's been a great product and I don't mind paying $12 for a 2 year subscription. 


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  Reply # 2062343 25-Jul-2018 15:15
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Great worked for me - thanks for the savings :)


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  Reply # 2062455 25-Jul-2018 17:04
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Best feature that I would like to use is the yubikey feature. That is premium only. 


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  Reply # 2062537 25-Jul-2018 19:39
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pom532: ... Doesn't look like there's much benefits for premium these days

 

jonathan18: ... The outcome was not a single loss of functionality in making the move. ...

 

For me, the benefit is in being able to share a folder of items instead of only one item at a time.


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  Reply # 2062551 25-Jul-2018 20:11
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Scotdownunder: I have an existing Premium subscription and have received the order ID.  How do you. add this the the existing subscription.  ...

 

Login to HumbleBundle -> Account -> Keys -> Click LastPass Premium link under 'LastPass Premium - 1 Year Subscription' and step through the process.

 

Scotdownunder: ... Would I have to cancel my auto renewal first - seems logical otherwise there would be a double payment.

 

During the redemption period, they do state this: Please Note: If you originally signed up for a LastPass subscription, you should cancel it (just the recurring part) so LastPass doesn't automatically recharge your account in one year.

 

 


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  Reply # 2062638 25-Jul-2018 21:53
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First time I've managed to get a discount on my LastPass subscription in more than ten years as a Premium user. 


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  Reply # 2062651 25-Jul-2018 22:06
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kryptonjohn:

 

I just looked at my LastPass sales history - it used to be US$12 per year until last year when it attracted $1.20 tax then this year it jumped to $$24 plus tax!

 

Anyway, I bought this deal, and it doesn't show on the LastPass sales history. Is there a delay?

 

Cheers

 

John

 

 

 

 

That's what LogMeIn does with products it buys. Wouldn't be surprised if next year it increases to $48. 


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