Changing a database password

This FAQ will show you how to change a database password

If you wish to edit the password on a database associated with your hosting package, this can be done through your Hosting product’s control panel.

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020:

Step 1 of 7

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select Manage.

General Control Panel

 

Step 2 of 7

On the next page, select Manage for the account you wish to use.

Web Hosting Manage

 

Step 3 of 7

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose Settings from the drop-down menu that appears.

cPanel Admin

 

Step 4 of 7

On your dashboard, select the cPanel Admin button that appears above Settings.

Dashboard

 

Step 5 of 7

Select MySQL Databases in the Databases section.

MySQL

 

Step 6 of 7

From here, find the user you want to change below the Current Users section at the bottom of the page and select Change Password.

Change Password

 

Step 7 of 7

Enter the new password details and select Change Password to confirm this change.

Save

 

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020:

Step 1 of 2

Click on the Database link in the Web Tools section of your hosting control panel.

 

Step 2 of 2

In the Manage Databases section enter the new password in the empty field and press the Modify button.