How to change a cPanel and/or a root password through WHM?

Almost all server and account settings can be modified through cPanel's Web Host Manager - WHM.

Most hosting companies using cPanel do not allow access to WHM for accounts hosted on a shared server. WHM access is often given only to accounts hosted on dedicated solutions.

If you are a SiteGround customer and your account is hosted on a dedicated server, you will have full access to your server's WHM.

To change passwords from WHM, you should first log in by going to

The root password can be changed from Server Configuration -> Change Root Password.

The password for a specific account can be changed from Account Functions -> Password Modification.

Select the account whose password you want to change and enter the new one.

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