How to reset your Joomla admin password using a custom PHP script

We will create a PHP script to reset our admin password in Joomla.

Using a text editor enter the code exactly as illustrated here
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The value entered for the variable $password (password1234) will be the new password for your admin user account
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1) Now select the Save menu option. Give the file a name like ‘resetadmin.php’ and then upload it to your Joomla web site root or home directory. Run the script by entering http://www.yourdomain.com/resetadmin.php from your browser
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2) Now log in to your admin panel using the password you entered in the previously written script

3) Enter your User Name
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4) Next enter the password from your script
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5) Now click the Log in button
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6) After logging in, select the User Manager icon.
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7) Click the name of the account you just reset the password for
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8) Here you can change the password and Save the record to update linked tables properly
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9) Reenter your password in the Confirm Password field
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10) Click the Save & Close button
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You now know how to reset your Joomla admin password using a custom PHP script