How to Reset the Admins Password in Joomla

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to reset the administrators password for Joomla in the cPanel. Sign into your cPanel and follow these steps:

1) Scroll down to Databases and click phpMyAdmin

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2) Select your Joomla database on the left hand side of your screen. For this tutorial, the database is “_example”.

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3) Find jos_users and click Browse

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4) Click Edit in the admin’s row

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5) Find the password field. Change the function of the field to MD5.

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6) Change the value of the password to your new desired password

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7) Click Go

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This concludes how to reset the administrators password for Joomla in the cPanel.

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3 Comments on How to Reset the Admins Password in Joomla

  1. John Willis says:

    I can not get into Joomla, or c/panel. The password to get into these have been lost. How do you get these reset.

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