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How to change super admin password in Joomla

  Before we begin, you must have access to your database. If you don't, pass these instructions on to someone that does.  please backup your database before making changes.

steps:

1.Log in to your Joomla database (via phpMyAdmin for example)

2.Click to edit the _users database (will be preceded by your account name, for example: example_users

3.Edit the entry for where usertype = "Super Administrator" (should be the first record)

then you can see your old password, but it's cryptograph,so you need to overwrite it with the new password that you can know and need to remember.

4.execute the follow Sql : UPDATE example_users SET password=MD5('yourpassword') WHERE usertype = "Super Administrator";

 

 
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