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How To Reset WordPress Password With phpMyAdmin?

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This article provides you steps for resetting your WordPress password through phpMyAdmin.

Requirements:

  • You will need the name of your WordPress database.
  • You will need your cPanel login credentials (username and password).

Accessing phpMyAdmin:

  • Login to your cPanel account.
  • Navigate to ‘database group of icons’ and click on ‘phpMyAdmin’.
  • A list of databases will be displayed, select the database for your WordPress website.

Enter A New Password:

Here are the steps for changing the password in the database.

  • In the table list, click on the option ‘users table’. Note that the table prefix might vary for every website.
  • Click on the ‘edit’ option present next to the user you want to set the password for.
  • Enter the password in the password box.
  • In the function box present next to the password option, select MDS.
  • Click on ‘Go’.

Your password has now been successfully reset.

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