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Change your Profile Email Address

To change the email address you use to login to your WordPress Website, follow these steps:

Step 1 – Login in the usual way.

Step 2 – Once logged in, you can easily change your own email addess from the ‘Edit My Profile’ screen.

To access ‘Edit My Profile’:

  • Find your username on the right hand side of the WordPress admin bar (across the top of your screen). This will be in the format of “How are you [username]” or “Howdy [username]” or something similar
  • Hover over the link to access the drop down menu
  • Within the drop down menu find “Edit My Profile” – this will take you to your profile page

WordPress Edit Profile Link

Step 3 – Change Email Address

  • Within your profile page, scroll down to the “Contact Info” section and type in a new password
  • You will need to confirm the email address by ticking a link on the confirmation email.

Change WordPress Email

If you do not receive a confirmation email, there may be an issue with your configuration, we can help you with this. Request WordPress assistance here.

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Christian Mayne is a full time WordPress developer and consultant based in the UK. He runs a UK based WordPress development agency with clients all over the World. As well as WordPress development, Christian has been teaching WordPress use and development since 2014 in classroom settings and online.