Joomla password reset

So you are trying to access your Joomla site backend and notice the password you are using is no good?

Well, here is a simple solution for you to reset your Joomla password in a few easy steps:

  1. login to your site hosting control panel and look for phpmyadmin access
  2. lookout for your Joomla database, select it, and open an SQL query window and type in it this query:

UPDATE¬† jos_users set password=md5(‘mynewpass’) WHERE username=”admin”

Now you will be able to login with mynewpass for the account admin, but i would advise a little bit of creativity in choosing another pass.

If it still does not work, give us a call, we might be able to help you faster in recovering your Joomla admin access details.

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