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How to Request a New cPanel Password


If you have lost or forgotten your cPanel password, you can reset it using any one of the methods below:

If you have a VPS or Dedicated Server, or if you are having continued difficulty resetting your password, please contact HostGator via phone or live chat.

To reset the cPanel password on your account, we may request additional information to verify your identity. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Request a New Password through Your HostGator Customer Portal

You can request a new, random cPanel password quickly and easily through your HostGator Customer Portal at https://portal.hostgator.com.

To reset your cPanel password via your billing portal:

  1. Log in to your Billing Portal.
  2. Click Hosting on the left-hand menu.
  3. Locate the package you wish to edit, select Manage under the domain name:
  4. Navigate to Settings and then click Reset Password:
  5. Enter and confirm a new password, or use the password generator, then click Change Account Password:

You will receive a notification that your password has successfully changed as well as an email containing your new password and you will now be able to log into cPanel with the password you have just set.

Change Your Password

When you request a new password through your billing account, the password emailed to you will be a randomly generated password. If you would like to change your password to something easier to remember, you can do so from within cPanel.