You can retrieve the Joomla admin area password with the help below easy steps:
1)Find out joomla database name from configuration.php.
2)login to whm, go to phpmyadmin sction
3)search joomla database name
4)click on the table “jos_users”
5)select and edit this table
6)find user_pass, select functions md5 and type any password for joomla
7)click on GO.
The joomla admin password has been reset and now you can login to joomla admin panel by new password.