The importance of a password cannot be stressed enough. Once you have it you should always remember it and never share it. However, sometimes it cannot be avoided that you might have to change your cPanel password, or that you forgot it.
When that happens, what do you do?
How to change your cPanel password:
This will not reset any passwords for your database users, it just keeps you able to login to phpMyAdmin via cPanel.
8.Click the Change your password button.
You have now just changed your password. You should be prompted to log back in to cPanel before you proceed.
How reset your cPanel Password at the cPanel login screen
You can also reset your password from the cPanel login screen, by completing the following steps:
Note that if you change your cPanel password, it will affect your other passwords.
The main username and password are the same for cPanel login, FTP login and MySQL database access, so when you change your cPanel password this also changes your main FTP password and main database password.
Any FTP users and Database users you created are not affected, email accounts you created will not be affected too.
How to recover a lost password
Sometimes it’s not a matter of an account being hacked, all of us do forget something at one point or another. And one of the many things we tend to forget is a password. How do you recover a lost password? Just follow the steps below:
Feel free to change your password again, but don’t forget it this time or it’s back to steps 1 to 5!