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reset mysql root password mac

user140

Make sure you have Stopped MySQL first (above).
Run the server in safe mode with privilege bypass: sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables
mysql -u root
UPDATE mysql.user SET authentication_string=null WHERE User='root';
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
exit;
Then
mysql -u root
ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH caching_sha2_password BY 'yourpasswd';

forgot my mysql password mac

user7679

MacOSX MySql root Password Reset master solution
Step by step guide-
$ brew services stop mysql
$ pkill mysqld
$ rm -rf /usr/local/var/mysql/ # NOTE: this will delete your existing database!!!
$ brew postinstall mysql
$ brew services restart mysql
$ mysql -u root