There are times when you need to change your website’s admin email address.  Maybe you are changing who is in charge or maybe you are just getting too many emails.  Whatever the reason you need to change it but are unsure how. You have come to the right place, and we can show how to do it.  Follow us.


Step 1: Login to the back end of your website.

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Step 2: Once you are logged in you will see your dashboard.  Look at the left-hand side menu and you will see the settings option.  Click there.

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Step 3: Locate the current admin email.

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Step 4: Now that you have found which email is set as the admin email, it’s time to change it to the email you want to be the new admin email.

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Step 5: Once you have entered the new address, scroll down and click Save Changes.

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Step 6: No, we aren’t done yet.  Now that you have told the site you want to change the admin email address, it has to be approved.  This keeps it from being changed by accident or without your knowledge.

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Step 7:  Go and check for the email sent to the new admin email address.  In the email will be a link for you to confirm you want to change the email address.  It also advises you that if you didn’t want the change to ignore the email. Click the link provided to complete the change.

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Step 8:  Final step.  This is a verification step to make sure the new admin address did change and is in place.  Once you click the link it will take you back to your website’s dashboard and you will see the new admin email in place.

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And that’s it.  That’s how you change your website’s admin email address.  Easy peasy right? Most changes sound complicated but really aren’t.  Check back here next week for another great tip on working with your WordPress website.  

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