How do i change my ServerQuery Admin password?

Execute the following steps to change your ServerQuery Admin password.



       1. Navigate to your TeamSpeak 3 server folder
       2. Create shortcut the file that corresponse to your operating system

  •  Windows 32-Bit: ts3server_win32.exe
  •  Windows 64-Bit: ts3server_win64.exe

       3. Right-click this shortcut and choose 'Properties'
       4. The next dialog should contain one of the following two parameters in its 'Target' input field

  •  Windows 32-Bit: C:\Program Files\teamspeak3-server_win32\ts3server_win32.exe
  •  Windows 64-Bit: C:\Program Files\teamspeak3-server_win32\ts3server_win64.exe

       5. Append the following parameter to the corresponding .EXE "serveradmin_password=YourNewPassword"
           It should look like this (replace 'YourNewPassword' with your own password):

  •  Windows 32-Bit: C:\Program Files\teamspeak3-server_win32\ts3server_win32.exe serveradmin_password=IhrNeuesPasswort
  •  Windows 64-Bit: C:\Program Files\teamspeak3-server_win32\ts3server_win64.exe serveradmin_password=IhrNeuesPasswort

       6. Shut down the TeamSpeak 3 instance and restart it by using the new created shortcut

Your ServerQuery Admin password has been changed.


***Please take note, you only have to start the server once with this shortcut to change the password permanently.

***After a succesfull change, you can start the server as usual.



       1. Open up a Terminal/CLI/Bash
       2. Navigate to your TeamSpeak 3 folder and open the file '' with a texteditor

Replace the following code:


    with this:


       4. Save the file
       5. Change back to your command line interface and start the server with the following parameter:

  (replace 'YourNewPassword' with your own password)

  •  ./ start serveradmin_password=YourNewPassword

Your ServerQuery Admin password has been changed.


***You dont have to append this parameter everytime, a one-time serverstart with the parameter set will permanently change it

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