Are you unable to log in to your WordPress Admin Page due to Forgotten Password?
If YES, this article is definitely for you.
In this article we will be walking through the Steps to follow to reset your lost password.
We will be dealing with TWO methods which are: –
- Recover Lost Password through E-mail.
- Recover Lost Password through MyphpAdmin.
METHOD 1: – RESET LOST PASSWORD THROUGH E-MAIL.
For you to use this method, you need to have access to the E-mail you used to register for your WordPress when setting up your WordPress Website.
STEPS TO FOLLOW: –
STEP 1: –
Open your browser and type https://domain.com/wp-admin into the address box. Then click on the “Lost your password?” link at the bottom.
STEP 2: –
This will direct you to where you will enter your username or email address of your WordPress administrator account. Click on “Get New Password” and you will receive a link to create a new password via your E-mail.
Congratulations! You have successfully changed your WordPress password using E-mail.
METHOD 2: – RESET LOST PASSWORD THROUGH MYPHPADMIN.
Have you given up on recovering your lost password just because you don’t have access to your E-mail?
Don’t lose hope, there is a way out. This method is for those that doesn’t have access to their E-mail.
STEP 1: –
Log on to the cPanel dashboard of your WordPress hosting account, then click on the phpMyAdmin icon under the database section.
STEP 2: –
This will launch the phpMyAdmin app where you need to select your WordPress database.
STEP 3: –
Quickly stroll your cursor down and Click on Browse when wp_users is located.
STEP 4: –
Go ahead and click on the Edit button next to the username where you want to change the password.
STEP 5: –
You will need to delete the value in the user_pass field and replace it with your new password. Under the function column, select MD5 from the drop-down menu and click on the Go button.
Congratulations! You have successfully changed your WordPress password using phpMyAdmin.
I hope you find the article helpfully.
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