Recovering Your WordPress Password

5 years ago by Nigel Kags and 1173045 Views

With WordPress being one of the best website building services online, we have focused on how to recover your WordPress password. You don’t need to be a computer expert to restore your password.

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to reset your WordPress password to something that you can easily remember.

Let’s get right into it.

If you cannot remember your password for WordPress and want to reset your password, follow the screens below.

Step 1 – Visit the WordPress homepage

Go to the WordPress Homepage by entering into your web browser

Step 2 – Click the “Lost your password” link

You will be asked to enter your username or email address. If you don’t remember your password, click on the Lost your password link at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3 – Enter your email address

Enter your email address and click the Get New Password button.

Step 4 – Reset link sent notification

Once on this page, you are notified to “Check your email for the confirmation link”.

Step 5 – Click the reset link

You will receive an email in your inbox containing a link to ‘reset your password’. Click the link to proceed.

Step 6 – Create a strong new password

You will be asked to enter your strong new password. Once you have entered your password, click the Reset Password button.

Step 7 – Proceed to Log in

You will be sent to a page that contains a “Log In” link.

Step 8 – Enter username & new password

On the “Log In” page, enter your username and new password. Click the Log In button.

Step 9 – Finally, regain access to your WordPress account

Once done, you now have full access to your WordPress account. And that’s it!

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