HowTo: Mysql Update Password SQL Command

by on December 6, 2012 · 0 comments· LAST UPDATED December 6, 2012

Fig.01: Mysql Updating / Changing password (click to enlarge)

The sql syntax is as follows and you must login as root (mysql server administrator) user account:

SET PASSWORD FOR 'user'@'host' = PASSWORD('password');


UPDATE mysql.user SET Password=PASSWORD('password') WHERE User='user' AND Host='host';

You must flush the privileges

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Examples and usage: MySQL Change a User Password

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