How do I reset SMF administrator password?

Reset your SMF admin password
First login to your control panel, click on "MySQL" then click on "phpMyAdmin".

Inside, select the appropriate database used by SMF.
In the left menu click "smf_members".

Then click the icon next to the text 'smf_members'.
Search for the Administrative user. Then click the pencil button to edit it.

Find the administrator user and click the pencil button to edit it.
On the field 'passwd' field, change it to the one listed below. Then click the 'OK' button.

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Now your password is changed to fs321 and you can use it to login. Then change your password, to what you like.


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