How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

If you are a Firefox Quantum user who also uses LastPass, you may have noticed that the addon is missing the options for copy username and copy password. It has been the case since 5 months ago, which is when Firefox 57 was released. Here’s how to fix copy password missing in LastPass for Firefox.

The change to WebExtensions brought the end of many a good legacy add-on, and broke the functionality of a few. While LastPass did update the add-on, the company has not addressed the issue despite numerous complaints from users.

You may not have noticed it, in which case, use the LastPass icon in Firefox to search for any of your username or logins which you have stored in the LastPass vault, and right-click on the entry you want to use. There is no copy username or copy password option in the add-on. You can only view the Got to URL, Even the latest beta version of LastPass add-on for Firefox, does not fix this problem.

Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

But you can fix Copy Password missing in LastPass with a few simple steps. Open Firefox, and click on the LastPass icon > More Options > About LastPass.

How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

This should open a new tab, which will tell you whether you have the Binary Component installed or not. If it says True, it means you have the component installed.How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

If the value reads False, don’t worry, just click on the “Install Binary Component” button. This will download the LastPass desktop application. You don’t need to keep the program running for the add-on to work in Firefox.

How to fix Copy Password missing in LastPass for Firefox

Download the ~30MB application from the official website, and install it for Firefox. You don’t even have to login to the program. Just select the Firefox option, click on Install LastPass, and close the window (when you are prompted to login). Open Firefox and click on the LastPass icon.

Search for any username in your vault, and right-click on the entry you want. And there you go, the copy password and copy username options are back in Firefox’s LastPass addon. That was a simple fix wasn’t it?

If you are looking for an alternative, consider trying the free and open source Bitwarden Password Manager.

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