How to change a WordPress password?

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Once you’ve registered a WordPress account, your password account will remain the same, unless you change it manually.

If you want to modify your WordPress password using a desktop computer, follow along below.

Related: Did you forget your current WordPress password? Learn here how to reset your password >

 

 1  Log in

by going to www.[yourwordpresssitename].com/wp-login.php? and entering your username and password.

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 2  Users > Your profile

is what you need to select in the menu once you arrive in the WP dashboard.

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 3  Scroll down

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till you find under biographical info the field New password and Repeat new password. 

Type the new one you want twice.

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 4  Update profile

is the button you need to click on on the bottom of the page.

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 ✓  Result

Once you click now, you will notice a message that your profile is updated (and so is your password).

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