Admin password reset in Elgg

We are going to show you how to reset your Elgg administrative password. The first one is to use the “Lost Password” feature on the login page:

Admin password reset in Elgg

Enter your administrative email, and the password will be sent to that email address:

Admin password reset in Elgg

If you have not used a valid email address, we will show you how to change the email address in the database so you can reset the password. First, login your cPanel and find “phpMyAdmin”:

Admin password reset in Elgg

Find your database and click on it:

Admin password reset in Elgg

In the tables overview click on the table called “elgg_users_entity”:

Admin password reset in Elgg

Find your administrative user and click the edit icon next to it:

Admin password reset in Elgg

On the next page find the line showing “email” and change its value to a valid email address:

Admin password reset in Elgg

Click the “Go” button to apply the changes. Now go back to the “Lost Password” page and reset the password using the email you have just entered.

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