Some people count LastPass as one of the critical tools as it contains the usernames and passwords. It must be really frustrating to get an error like Error: Invalid Response. However, you have no option but to deal with it. Luckily, there are some fixes that you can try to fix the issue.
Fix 1: Clear the Local Cache for LastPass vault
You can use removing the LastPass Local Cache to fix the issue if it occurs while loading the LastPass Vault. Deleting the local cache means deleting the locally saved copy of the encrypted data. If you want to recreate the local cache, you can just disconnect from LastPass and then reconnect if you are connected to the internet.
After you have cleared the local cache, you are highly recommended to connect immediately to recover these files, including restoring the access to the Recovery One Time Password.
Do you use the LastPass web browser extension? If you are connected to the LastPass, you need to click on the active LastPass icon on the toolbar and then do one of the following actions, depending on your web browsing experience.
- If you want to force the storage data to synchronize, you will need to go to Advanced > Advanced > Clear Local Cache.
- If you want to force the storage data to synchronize, you will need to go to Advanced Options > Advanced > Clear local cache.
- After the process of deleting, you can logout and then log back in to restore the local cache.
For those who are using the LastPass for Windows app, first of all, you need to click on the LastPass icon located in the taskbar. Then, go to Tools > Clear local cache. After the process of uninstalling, please disconnect and reconnect the application to restore the local cache.
Fix 2: Additional instructions for LastPass for Chrome
If you are one of the users of the LastPass web browser extension for Chrome, you should also enable this setting in order to allow access to LastPass in all locations. This one of errors could appear if it is disabled.
Firstly, you will have to open the Chrome web browser window and go to chrome://extensions/?id=hdokiejnpimakedhajhdlcegeplioahd. After that, press the toggle button to make the setting in all places enabled.
Fix 3: Clear the cookies and cache of the browser
Resetting the browser cache can fix a lot of issues related to the extensions. That’s why it is one of the most recommended methods to fix the issue of the incorrect answer when using the LastPass.
For Chrome browser, there will be three configuration menu items displayed in the upper right corner of the browser. You will have to scroll down and press the Advanced button. then, click on the Delete navigation data section. Feel free to specify which cookies that should be deleted according to the time period and the other aspects. It is in the All cookies and website data section. When it is done, you are able to complete the deletion by clicking on the Delete data button. Apart from that, you are also able to clear the cache where the computer stores the websites that you have visited before so that you are able to download them more quickly when you get to visit them again.
Fix 4: Kill active LastPass sessions
All the devices and IP addresses where you accessed the LastPass account can be viewed. You can view all active sessions if you left the account open on another device or not sure if it is open. It can be done by following these steps:
When you are on the web browser toolbar, you will need to click the LastPass > Other Options > Advanced Tools > Other Sessions icon. Then, please choose one of the options below:
- Kill Selected Sessions: It can be selected to choose the check box for every session that you want to delete and then click the Finish tested sessions.
- Kill all but current session: It can be selected if you want to delete all the sessions except the one that you are active in. please click Finish All except the current session.
For each completed session, you will be asked to log in to the LastPass in order to access the account from the device and or the web browser.
Fix 5: Updating the LastPass web browser extension
If you want to update the LastPass web browser extension, all that you have to do is to download the newest version of the LastPass web browse extension, log in, and then try again. Actually, updating the LastPass web browser depends on whether you are using the LastPass for Safari, LastPass for Chrome, LastPass for Opera, or LastPass for Firefox. Please check the extension store of the browser to get the newest version of the LastPass.
For those who are using the thing called LastPass, the Error: Invalid Response might appear when you are updating a password or taking a note. A few people face this error while logging into a new site. Actually, LastPass offers everyone to save the password but when you press the save button, the Invalid Response Error is displayed on the screen.
The Error: Invalid Response is normally seen when you are using the LastPass Chrome extension. This aspect brings it back to the software’s faulty handling of some active LastPass sessions.
As stated before, LastPass is considered as a critical tool to some people, as it contains the usernames and passwords. Getting errors like Error: Invalid Response must be really annoying. Fortunately, there are some methods to fix it. Feel free to try any fix that you want. You can try the first fix and then move to another if the first one is not helping. If you have a hard time while fixing this kind of error, do not hesitate to seek help by contacting the customer support of LastPass that is able to be found on the official website of LastPass.
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