How to change or reset joomla admin username and password in Cpanel?
To change / reset the admin username and password in joomla proceed with the steps given below.
Step 1: Login to Control Panel.
Step 2: In the search box, enter as php. Click phpMyAdmin under Databases.
You will be shown with the alert message while connecting to the phpMyAdmin page as given below.
Step 3: In the phpMyAdmin page, select the required Database name and click the plus icon near the selected Database name.
Step 4: From the list of tables, select jos_users. Table data will be displayed as shown in the below image and click Edit option.
Step 5: Under password column, type the password under Value and select the function as MD5. Click Go.
Note: When you use MD5 function to change the admin password, your password will be automatically encrypted and stored in Database.