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How to Reset Your WordPress Password from Softaculous

Resetting your WordPress admin password in Softaculous is an easy task when you host with GreenGeeks. In just a few moments, you’ll have a new password to use on your website.

Resetting Your WordPress Password in Softaculous

Step 1: Open cPanel

From your GreenGeeks dashboard, click the button to open cPanel.

Open GreenGeeks cPanel

Step 2: Open Softaculous Apps Installer

Scroll down to Software and click the link for Softaculous.

Open Softaculous

Step 3: Open Installations

Click the section to open the “Installations” area of Softaculous. This will show you all platforms you’ve installed on your website.

Access Installations

Step 4: Edit WordPress Install

Find your website in the list and click the pencil icon to edit its settings.

Edit WordPress

Step 5: Edit Admin Account

Scroll down to the Admin Account section of Softaculous. Enter the admin username and create a new password for the account.

Admin Password Softaculous

NOTE: You must know the administrator username of the WordPress installation.

Step 6: Save Installation Details

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the “Save Installation Details” button.

Save Installation Details

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