Magento 2.1.x. How to Reset Admin Name and Password

Here you can find the instructions on how to reset admin name and password.
  • Open your database with the phpMyAdmin tool or any other database management tool.
  • Find and open the ‘admin_user’ table and click the table title.admin-name-password-magento-zemez-image
  • Press the ‘edit’ icon.admin-name-password-magento-zemez-image
  • Note that you should choose ‘MD5’ in the drop down menu:
  • Enter your new password and click ‘Go’ button.admin-name-password-magento-zemez-image
  • Your password has been successfully changed.