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 control panel:

If purchased after July 2020

Step 1 of 7

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

Manage Web Hosting

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.


Step 5 of 7

Select MySQL Databases in the Databases section.


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.


If purchased before July 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.