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Change a MySQL Users Password

Overview

This article will explain how to change or reset the password for a MySQL user.

Access MySQL Databases

Bluerock

  1. Log in to your Bluehost cPanel account.
  2. Click the Advanced tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
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  3. Under the Databases section, select MySQL databases.
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Legacy

  1. Log in to your Bluehost cPanel account.
  2. Click the Hosting tab near the top.
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  3. Scroll down to Database tools and select MySQL databases.
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Using the MySQL Databases Page to Change the Password

  1. On the MySQL Databases page, scroll down to the current user's section.

    Tip: You may also locate the MySQL Users section by clicking "Jump to MySQL Users."
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  2. In the list of users, find the user you wish to reset the password for.
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  3. Click the Change Password link next to that user.
    On the next page, enter the password you would like the user to have.
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  4. Click the Change Password button, and the new password will be applied.