How Do I Change My SFTP Password?

Updated on March 08, 2018

If you would like to change your site’s SFTP password you can do so easily from your MyKinsta Dashboard.

SFTP Change Password

The steps to take are the following:

  • Log in by visiting
  • Click on sites in the left menu.
  • Select the site you want to change the SFTP password for.
  • Scroll down until you see the SFTP section and click on the “Generate New SFTP Password” button.
  • Click the confirmation button.
  • You will receive a notification at the bottom of the screen in a second or so, at which point the password is updated.
  • Copy-paste the new password into your FTP client as needed.

sftp change password

Make sure to also check out our tutorial on how to connect via SFTP to your WordPress site.

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