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Joomla admin(administrator) password reset(change)

With this tutorial we intend to help people that have lost or forgotten Joomla”s admin password.

In this tutorial I will show you how to reset the Joomla password using PHPMyAdmin. If you do not have PHPMyAdmin you can install it by your self using this tutorial: Install PHP MyAdmin.

If you are experienced user click the following link if you want to reset Joomla password with MySQL command.

What we are going to do is to enter a new password instead of the current non known Joomla password.

There is one ‘magic’ line which we will use, and you can just copy and paste it without understanding all the commands and their sequence. This is a MySQL command which looks like that:

MySQL command to reset(change) Joomla admin(administrator) password.

If you are here just to copy and paste the command for Joomla password reset, please scroll a little bit.

If you re not so experienced user landed here you may consider changing your Joomla’ password using PHP MyAdmin.
For those who are fine with SSH and MySQL commands you can continue with this tutorial.

If the case is that you are not so literal with SSH, MySQL, the command line at all, and you do not have installed or option to install PHP MyAdmin, you may find this tutorial: Access your server via SSH with Putty ‘“ useful.

First connect your MySQL database server. Usually this can be done trough the command line with this: