Reset Magento admin password using MySQL

Here’s an easy way to reset an admin user password in Magento with the user of MySQL:

– log into PHPMyadmin and click on the DB used by your Magento installation

– find the admin_user table

– change the email associated to your admin user to one that you can access


– go to Magento backend and on the login screen click Forgot your password?


– add your new email address and reset the login details

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