Best way to Change / Reset WordPress password using PHPMyAdmin MySQL Database


Forgot your wordpress password ? and Having issues in reset password using email ?

I know how to recover wordpress site from such conditions.

Follow this Just-A-Minute tutorial to get your issue solved! It’s really easy.


  • Access to WordPress Database using PHPMyAdmin or Anyother software.


  • Login to PHPMyAdmin or other Software you’re using.
  • Navigate to your WordPress Database (phpmyadmin).
  • Navigate to SQL
  • Run the Following Command :

    UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass`= MD5('yourpassword') WHERE `user_login`='yourusername';

    cross check if wp_users is different in your database then replace it with that.phpmyadmin_change_password_wordpress

  • Tadaa! We changed the password using phpmyadmin.

If You’r not using any software then directly execute the command in your cli. It’ll modify user_pass fromĀ  wp_users where username will be yourusername.

If you know easiest way than this, then comment below to let me know !

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I am Himanshu Singh aka Kryptor from New Delhi, India, currently pursuing Engineering in Computer Science.
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