How to reset your FTP account password in cPanel

If you forgot your FTP password you can easily reset it via cPanel. Follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel account
  2. Go to FTP Accounts under the FILES section
  3. Go to the FTP Accounts section, locate your FTP account and click the Change Password link on the corresponding row.
  4. Enter the new password (2 times) or use the Password Generator function.
  5. Click the Change Password button. That’s all. You can now use your new password.
Change FTP Password
Change FTP Password

Notice that cPanel automatically creates an FTP account with the same username and password as the cPanel ones. Contact your host if you need to reset the cPanel password.

Also take a look at the video tutorial we built:

How to change FTP passwords

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