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How to enable LastPass to save passwords for Android Oreo autofill

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One of the many features that Oreo brought to Android includes support for the Autofill API. If you've ever used the autofill feature with websites on Android, you are familiar with how it works. With Oreo, that feature is extended to apps. This means you can have the system autofill passwords in the apps you use. With this feature, Android will store credentials for apps, so you don't have to remember them every time.

Out of the box, this feature makes use of the Google password storage service. However, there are better options for the storage of your passwords, these options can add an extra layer of security and make autofill an option even for those who are concerned with security. One such option is LastPass. LastPass is a password manager that integrates with Android autofill and should be considered over the Google default as it is a more secure option. I'm going to show you how to make this so.

This process will require an Android device running...(continued)

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