How to Delete Your LastPass Account & Uninstall LastPass

LastPass is a digital tool that safely keeps your numerous passwords under lock and key. While it’s an essential tool for those juggling multiple accounts, some may find web browsers’ in-built password management services sufficient, though potentially lacking LastPass’s robust features and security.

You can remove your LastPass account right from your desktop or laptop. The steps vary a bit depending on whether you remember your main password. The steps vary a bit depending on whether you remember your master password. A valid email address and your master password (if you know it) are all required to log in and delete the account.

Below is a simple guide on how to delete your LastPass account, with or without your master password.


It’s crucial to keep these things in mind before deleting your LastPass account:

  • Account deletion doesn’t automatically terminate your subscription. So, remember to cancel it first.
  • Make sure to save all your data from the vault before deleting your account because there’s no going back once it’s gone.

Export LastPass data before deleting your account

Before deleting your LastPass account, save all your vault data (usernames, email addresses, and passwords) for your online accounts to prevent getting locked out. Here’s a simple guide:

  1. Open your preferred web browser and go to the LastPass website.
    Click Login
    Click Login
  2. Click on Log In, enter your details, and click the login button. If 2FA is enabled, you’ll need to enter the verification code.
    Enter your credentials and Press Login
    Enter your credentials and press Login
  3. Open the sidebar, click Advanced Options.

    Advance Options
    Advance Options
  4. You’ll receive an email for export confirmation. Check your email and press Continue export.
    press Continue export
    Press Continue export
  5. Name your CSV file and choose the folder to save it in. Click Save to keep the password file.
    Click Save

How to delete your LastPass account

Once you’ve secured your vault data, you can proceed to delete your account:

  1. Go to on your web browser. Click the red Delete button.
    Click the red Delete button
    Click the red Delete button
  2. A pop-up will ask if you remember your Master Password. Choose Yes or No accordingly.
    Choose Yes or No accordingly
    Choose Yes or No accordingly
  3. If you remember your password, Input your password and click Delete.
  4. Input the reason why you want to delete LastPass account and click Delete on the page that appears to finalize the process.
    Confirm your choice
    Choose your reason and click Delete

Remove LastPass app from mobile

Whether iOS or Android, LastPass app on mobile can be simple deleted by tapping and holding on the app icon on home screen. You will get an option for “Uninstall” on Android and “Remove App” on iOS. Tapping on these options will permanently delete LastPass from your mobile.

The process of deleting apps on Android can slightly vary depending on the device. Generally, you can delete an app by pressing and holding its icon, then dragging it to the “Uninstall” option that appears. Some Android versions also allow you to do this directly from the home screen.

For example, on a OnePlus device, pressing and holding the LastPass app icon, either from your list of apps or directly on the home screen, will prompt a menu to appear where you can select Uninstall:

Deleting LastPass on OnePlus (OxygenOS 11)
Deleting an app on iOS is straightforward, mainly due to the absence of an app drawer. If you’re running iOS 13 or lower, locate the LastPass app on your home screen, touch and hold its icon until it begins to jiggle. An “X” will appear at the corner of the icon. Tap this “X“, and a dialog box will pop up asking you to confirm if you want to delete the app.

On new versions of iOS, holding the app’s icon will show you a menu with a bunch of options including one to “Remove App,” select that. On the subsequent menu, choose the first option asking you to delete the app instead of just removing it from the home screen:

Deleting LastPass on iPhone 14 Pro (iOS 17)

Delete LastPass app from your PC

If you’re on a computer, either on Windows or a Mac, follow these steps to remove the LastPass app from your operating system of choice.


To uninstall LastPass from your Windows PC:

  1. Press the Windows key to open the Start menu, type Control Panel, and press Enter.
    Search Control penal from Start menu
    Search Control penal from Start menu
  2. You will now see a list of all the apps installed on your device. Scroll down until you find LastPass and click on Uninstall.
    click Uninstall a program under Programs
    Click Uninstall a program under Programs
  3. Select “LastPass” from the drop-down menu, then click “Uninstall“.

    Click on the LastPass app from the list
    Click on the LastPass app from the list


Compared to Windows, it’s much more straightforward to uninstall LastPass on Mac:

  1. Open Finder and go to Applications.
    Launch the Application Finder
    Launch the Application Finder
  2. Find the LastPass app and simply drag the icon to the Trash:

You might need to input your password to give confirmation for the uninstall.

Uninstall the LastPass browser extension

If you had the LastPass app installed on your computer then you most likely also have its extension installed for handy auto-fill, here is how you can remove the extension from Chrome:


  1. To access LastPass in Chrome, just right-click the extension’s toolbar icon. Select “Remove from Chrome” and ” Remove ” to confirm your action.

Pretty much all other Chromium-based browsers will work in a similar fashion. You can look up the process on how to remove extensions for your particular browser for further assurance.


On Macs, deleting the LastPass app will automatically remove its extension from Safari. But if you still want to check and make sure, here’s how:

  1. Open Safari browser and click on Safari and then open Settings.
    Open Safari and go to Settings
    Open Safari and go to Settings
  2. Choose Extensions from the upper menu. Select the LastPass extension and click “Uninstall,” then confirm the removal.
    Delete LastPass extension
    Delete LastPass extension
  3. If you haven’t deleted the LastPass app yet, Safari will ask you to delete it first as this extension will be a part of it. Click on Show in Finder and delete the app by dragging it to the Trash as shown before. This will delete the extension as well.
    Click Show in Folder
    Click Show in Finder

LastPass Alternatives

There are some great options on the market if you’re searching for alternatives to LastPass. These alternatives offer robust security features and can even make a strong argument for being better in their own unique ways:

1. Bitwarden

Bitwarden Homepage

Bitwarden is another great choice for managing passwords. Whether for personal or business use, it offers a password management service, autofill capabilities, and device synchronization and uses AES-256 encryption for maximum security. Bitwarden also includes a password health monitor.

Bitwarden works on various platforms, such as Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android. It also supports multiple browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Its open-source transparency adds to its appeal.

Forgot your Bitwarden master password and can’t get in? Worry not! Check out our comprehensive guide for details on how to retrieve your account.

2. NordPass

NordPass Homepage

NordPass is another option you can consider. It’s a password manager with features like a data breach scanner, autofill function, and credit card and note storage. It offers home and business plans and even a 30-day money-back guarantee.

The free plan lets you store unlimited passwords, notes, and credit cards, and you can sync them to unlimited devices. However, it allows only one active device at a time, meaning if you log into another device, you’ll be logged out of the previous one.

Final Thoughts

LastPass offers a secure and comprehensive password management service, and you might choose to delete your account for various reasons. Deleting your account can be done with or without your master password. However, ensuring that you have exported your data from the vault before initiating the account deletion is crucial.

Following the account deletion, uninstall the LastPass browser extension and applications from your devices. If you’re looking for alternatives, Bitwarden and NordPass are viable options offering similar features to LastPass.


Khalid Ali

Khalid is a versatile analyst honing his expertise for the past 5 years. With certifications from Google and IBM to back him up, his knowledge extends far beyond the routine coverage of the latest trends and in the industry.