Change Joomla 1.5 admin Password: How to Change the admin Password in Joomla 1.5

Sometimes, you may need to change password of admin user of Joomla 1.5 site. You may need to change the password several reasons.

Supported Joomla! Version:

This tutorial supports Joomla 1.5.x. However, the procedure is more or less same for other version of Joomla.

Pre-Requirements to Cover This Tutorial:

  • Joomla! (Joomla 1.5.x, 1.6.x and other versions) installed website
  • Accessing to the admin panel

Steps to Change the admin Password in Joomla 1.5:

You can easily change the administrator’s password of your Joomla 1.5 site form the control panel i.e. the admin panel. Just follow the following steps to change the admin password of your Joomla 1.5 site:

  1. Log in to your Joomla website’s administrative backend control panel (Joomla admin area).
  2. Once you logged in there, check the box next to the administrator username and click the Edit button located at the top-right Joomla menu.Resetting admin password in Joomla 1.5
  3. The Edit panel is now there. Form the Edit menu you should type the new admin password in the New Password and Verify Password fields. Remember, both the password should be same otherwise the password would not be changed. After doing this, click the Save button.

And that’s all. In this way, you can easily change the admin password in Joomla 1.5 website. And you have to use the new admin password next time when you would try to login to your Joomla admin panel / backend of your Joomla website.

Warnings and Note:

  1. After changing the password, you have to use the new password every time when you would like to access of your Joomla 1.5 website.
  2. It’s good to set the password which includes both characters, numbers and symbols. This protect all types of security risks.
  3. The tutorials / procedures which is mentioned here, is almost same for other version of Joomla website.

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