LastPass commenced its winding path to assistance Android Oreo’s autofill API in August, but the day is last but not least listed here: The common password supervisor has pushed assistance for Oreo autofill to its stable, non-beta application. Accessibility-based mostly autofill is nonetheless available for more mature apps (and Chrome) that really don’t nonetheless assistance the new implementation.
In the most recent model of LastPass (4.4.1749), you can change on Oreo autofill by likely to Options > Autofill. Once you tap the toggle for “Autofill” under “Android Oreo,” you may see a brief animation providing you a heads-up on what you may have to do subsequent. Soon after you pick LastPass as your autofill support of alternative, you may see a warning that reminds you to make positive you belief this application. This approach is very a lot similar to what we noticed when LastPass very first launched its public beta supporting Oreo’s autofill API in August.
Oreo’s autofill API acknowledges tackle and credit history card forms, so they’re available as toggles in LastPass’ options. Even so, they’re both of those tagged as beta options and are turned off by default.
Legacy autofill working with accessibility is nonetheless available, which is handy for anyone outside the 1.1% of Android consumers that are on Oreo 8. or 8.1 — or for anyone who employs Chrome, given that the browser nonetheless does not assistance Oreo’s autofill API.
The public beta supporting Oreo autofill in August was buggy, so LastPass transformed course in October and decided to individual the tests into a individual beta application. This built it simpler to check and get feedback without having hampering the stable application. The individual LastPass beta application was recently current to put into action what we see in the stable model these days.
This is the changelog for the most recent model of the stable application:
We are incredibly pleased to introduce assistance for the new Android Oreo autofill characteristic, for products working Android 8 and afterwards. You can enable this new characteristic in the Autofill options page. The primary accessibility-based mostly autofill is nonetheless available as perfectly, and it can assist fill apps that are not nonetheless suitable with the new autofill characteristic. You should use the assistance feedback channels to enable us know how perfectly this functions for you, so that we can proceed to enhance it in foreseeable future releases!
At lengthy past, you can sink your tooth into Oreo autofill assistance in LastPass by downloading the application working with the widget below or by using APKMirror.