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How to reset WordPress password

You can reset your WordPress password by doing any of the following:

     
  • Request password reset from WordPress
  • Reset password via phpMyAdmin

The simplest way is to request password reset. You only have to click a reset link in your inbox and enter a new password. However, if you want to manually reset your password, you can make necessary changes in phpMyAdmin.

If you have a WordPress Hosting product, click on this link:

Reset Password via WordPress login

To reset your password via WordPress login, follow the steps given below.

  1. Enter YourDomainName/wp-admin on your browser.

    Important Note: Replace YourDomainName with your actual website.

  2. Below the login form, click on the Lost your password? link.
  3. Enter your username or the email address registered under your WordPress account.
  4. Click Get New Password.
    You will receive a new email from WordPress.
  5. Open the email, click on the given link, and enter your new password.

Congratulations! You just learned how to reset your password via WordPress login.

How to reset password in phpMyAdmin

To reset your password in phpMyAdmin, follow the steps given below.

  1. Click Sign Up / Log In at the top of this page.
  2. Select Hosting Manager from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter your username and password, and click Log In.
  4. Under Databases, select phpMyAdmin.
  5. On the phpMyAdmin interface, select the necessary WordPress database.
  6. Under the Table column, select wp_users from the list.
  7. Look for the user whose password you need to change, then click Edit.
  8. On the user_pass row, select MD5 from the drop-down menu under Function.
  9. Under the Value column of the user_pass row, delete the current password and enter a new password.
  10. Click Go at the bottom of the page.

Congratulations! You just learned how to reset your WordPress password in phpMyAdmin.

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