How to reset your Joomla admin password using phpMyAdmin

You will need to log into cPanel with your supplied username and password. Normally this URL is: http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel

1) Select the Username field and enter your username
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2) Next select the Password field and enter your password
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3) Select the phpMyAdmin icon in the Databases section
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4) In phpMyAdmin select the database used by your web site by clicking it
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Scroll down to the jos_users table

5) Select the jos_users table by clicking on it
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6) Now click on the Edit link for the user we want to reset the password for
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7) Select the password field, deleting the existing value and replacing it with a new password
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8) Next select the Function dropdown next to Password and select MD5
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9) Scroll down and click the Go button
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10) Now in your browser, open your Joomla admin and enter your username
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11) Next enter the new password that you created in phpMyAdmin
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12) Now click the Log in button
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13) After logging in select the User Manager icon.
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14) Click the name of the account you just reset the password for
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Here you can change the password and Save the record to update linked tables properly

15) Reenter your password in the Confirm Password field
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16) Click the Save & Close button
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You now know how to reset your Joomla admin password using phpMyAdmin