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How to Reset a cPanel Account Password?

Posted by Allura on 21 05 2019.

Overview
cPanel and WHM enables you to reset your cPanel account password. The password reset process sends a secret code to the contact mail address in cPanel’s contact information interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> Contact Information)ImportantTo utilize this feature, you should empower the Reset Password for cPanel accounts choice in the System segment of WHM’s Tweak Settings interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings). If you can’t get to the WHM interface, contact your facilitating supplier for help.
To utilize this feature, you should set the contact email address in cPanel’s Contact Information interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> Contact Information). If you can’t recollect your password and did not set your contact email address, contact your facilitating supplier for help.
If you don’t specify a contact email address, the framework shows a fake email address when you endeavor to reset your password. This…

Overview

cPanel and WHM enables you to reset your cPanel account password. The password reset process sends a secret code to the contact mail address in cPanel’s contact information interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> Contact Information)

Important

  • To utilize this feature, you should empower the Reset Password for cPanel accounts choice in the System segment of WHM’s Tweak Settings interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Tweak Settings). If you can’t get to the WHM interface, contact your facilitating supplier for help.
  • To utilize this feature, you should set the contact email address in cPanel’s Contact Information interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> Contact Information). If you can’t recollect your password and did not set your contact email address, contact your facilitating supplier for help.
  • If you don’t specify a contact email address, the framework shows a fake email address when you endeavor to reset your password. This secures clients’ accreditations for you. This email address shows up as an insight in the Contact Email Address content box on the cPanel Login interface. If you wish to reset your password and did not set your contact email address, contact your facilitating supplier for help.

 

Reset your cPanel account password

Notes:

  • We rolled out significant improvements to the Reset Password feature in cPanel and WHM version 56. Snap the tab beneath that compares with your cPanel and WHM version.
  • To reset your Subaccount password, read our How to Reset a cPanel Subaccount Password documentation.

 

cPanel and WHM version 56 and later

  1. Navigate to the following location in your browser, where example.com represents your domain name

https://example.com:2083/

  1. Click Reset Password.
  2. Enter your cPanel username in the Usernametext box and click Reset Password
  3. Enter your contact email address in the Contact Email Address text box and click Send Security Code
  4. In the  Security Codetext box, enter the security code that you received and click Submit
  5. Enter your password in the New Password text box, confirm your password and click Set Password.
  6. To log in to your account, click Log In

 

cPanel and WHM version 54 and earlier

  1. Navigate to the following location in your browser, where example.com represents your domain name:

https://example.com:2083/

  1. Click Reset Password.
  2. Enter your cPanel username in the Usernametext box and click Reset Password.
  3. In the Confirmation Codetext box, enter the confirmation code that you received and click Submit.
  4. Your new temporary password will appear in the “This is your account’s new password” text box. To log in to your account, click Log In.

For further information, please go through our Change Password documentation.

Notes:

  • To resend the security code, one must click Send Security Code Again.
  • Once the password reset process is initiated, the same session must be continued for the whole password reset process.

 

Remember:

  • If you have not specified a contact email address, the system will display a fake email address once a password reset process is initiated.