joomla reset your Joomla Password

If youre forgotten your Joomla password, you can reset it by using phpMyAdmin.
Log into cPanel and access phpMyAdminNote: If you dont have Joomla! hosting services through InMotion Hosting or your current host does not use cPanel, please contact your current hosting provider for additional information on how to manage your databases.

Click your Joomla database name in the left menu

Click on the jos_users table in the left menu. If your tables have a prefix other than jos, find and click on the table that is similar to _users

Find the admin account you need to reset the password for and click the pencil icon to the left of it to edit it.

Set the password field to MD5

Under Value type in your new password.

Click Go

Congratulations, you have successfully reset the password for your Joomla user! If you refer to the screenshot above, in our testing we can now login as the admin user using newpassword as the password.