How can I stop my portable installation of LastPass syncing with my desktop?

HannibalCat August 29, 2012
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If I download LastPass portable to my Chrome installation on a USB stick, how do I stop that version syncing with my desktop Chrome?

  1. Jose Paolo Gonzales Otico
    December 16, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    You need to be logged in for it to sync. If the browser isn't even opened and you aren't logged in, then it won't be synced.

  2. Vampie C.
    August 31, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    I think logging out is the best way to not let is sync.

    then it can't sync.

  3. Kannon Y
    August 30, 2012 at 5:14 am

    I believe each instance of LastPass requires a separate log in, meaning until you logged in, your passwords wouldn't sync. At least, it wouldn't until you entered your LP key.

    If you simply don't want to save your passwords, or want to change the way your account interacts with mobile accounts, there's a variety of options in the Last Pass account settings. Simply go to "preferences" and then "account settings".

    You can read the user guide here.

  4. Frederick Doe
    August 29, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Are you trying to stop the passwords within Lastpass from syncing or the Chrome extensions from syncing?

  5. Joe Siegrist
    August 29, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    Why would you not want it to sync with your desktop? You'd want your data to be updated in all places no matter what right?

    If you really don't want it to sync, just use a different email address for LastPass for your Chrome Portable instance versus your desktop instance -- then they're completely separated.