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How to reset my phpBB admin password?

To change the admin password of your phpBB, check which is the database in use for your website.

The database details are listed in the config.php file, located in the root folder of your installation.

The database is listed as:

$dbname = ‘user_phpbdb‘;

Once you have the name of it, go to your Site Tools > Site > MySQL > phpMyAdmin.

  • step 1Select the phpBB database on the left side.

  • step 2Click on the users table (e.g. phpbbhs_users).

  • step 3Click Browse and find the username you wish to edit (e.g. admin).

  • step 4Click on Edit.

  • step 5Type your new password under the user_password row.

  • step 6Click the Function drop-down menu and select MD5.

  • step 7Save the changes by clicking on GO.

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