If you are a fan of LastPass, then you might want to find a new password manager since the service confirmed that it will remove its free subscription. LastPass said that it will soon start charging its customers for its key features on Mar. 16. 

LastPass Confirms Its Service Will Soon Require Subscription! Here are the Best Alternative Password Managers
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An employee uses a laptop computer during a demonstration of the shared PC with face recognition technology, eliminating the need to input a password at the NEC Corporation headquarters on July 13, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. NEC Corporation has transformed its Tokyo headquarters skyscraper into a smart building to showcase its "new normal" technologies and services to facilitate worker safety and organizational efficiency for the post COVID-19 world.

CNET reported that if users still want to access and sync their passwords across multiple devices using the popular online service, they need to start paying for a monthly subscription. This could be a major concern to some users since LastPass is considered a must-have online password manager. 

Aside from the upcoming paid subscription, the popular online service also faced criticisms after security experts found some web trackers in the app. This is also one of the reasons why analysts suggest that consumers switch to new password managers. To help you further, here's how you can transfer your passwords to another online password manager; 

Transferring your data to another password manager

The first thing you want to do is to install the "lastpass_export.csv" file. It is advisable that users move their files from their Downloads folder to their Desktop section. Why? Because it is easier to find it once it is placed in the Desktop section. 

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In this photo illustration, A woman is silhouetted against a projection of a password log-in dialog box on August 09, 2017 in London, England. With so many areas of modern life requiring identity verification, online security remains a constant concern, especially following the recent spate of global hacks.

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Once you have downloaded all your sensitive files, you must import them to another device. You can do this by choosing a new service that best suits your needs. There are currently a lot of online password managers that are comparable with LastPass. 

After selecting the service you want to use, you need to create an account to get started. Once the account is finished, all you need to do is select the Import Data option. You can click here for the remaining steps. 

Best alternative password managers

Password managers are currently essential since hackers and other cybercriminals are finding new ways to attack different businesses and regular online accounts effectively. Since LastPassword won't be free anymore, here are some of the best online services you can use for free, as reported by Android Authority

  • Bitwarden
  • aWallet Password Manager
  • NordPass
  • Bonus: Samsung Pass
  • Enpass Password Manager
  • Google Password Manager

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