Your PostgreSQL database is the core of your Supabase project, so it's important that it has a strong, secure password at all times.
If you use special symbols in your postgres password, you must remember to percent-encode your password later if using the postgres connection string e.g.
Changing your project password
When you created your project you were also asked to enter a password. This is actually the password for your database, specifically for the
You can update this from the Dashboard under the database settings page.
Creating a secure password
It's absolutely critical that you store your customers' data safely. Here are some tips for creating a secure password.
- Use a password manager to generate it.
- Make a long password (12 characters at least).
- Don't use any common dictionary words.
- Use both upper and lower case characters, numbers, and special symbols.