Wordpress Admin Access Denied

So I have domain with Godaddy with their latest Linux cPanel and I am using Wordpress 4.3.1 offered by Godaddy.

For more than 4 weeks everything was working just fine until last couple weeks.  Even prior to me enabling Clef in Wordpress, I was able to login using my credentials but now I just cannot login with "admin" username.  Using Clef (new tool to login using iPhone) works just fine but not using username (admin) and the password that I know should work.

Attempts:  Well, I have used phpAdmin from Godaddy account to change password for admin but it still fails to let me login with admin as username.   Using Clef I tried to create new user with admin privileges which still fails.  I have also gone into my Godaddy account and modified password for the domain in question for administrator but it still fails.  

At this point I cannot login using credentials, however I can only login using Clef.  I prefer to disable Clef login completely and use credentials but unless I am 100% confident that I can use credentials to login, I am afraid to disable Clef.

Please help
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Julian HansenCommented:
What do GoDaddy say about this - as they are hosting it you might want to bounce it off them - maybe they changed something.
XL2015Author Commented:
They have very little saying.  They say that this is a third party app and they do not support 100%.  However they tried to assist but no solution.  They are puzzled too.
Julian HansenCommented:
They say that this is a third party app
So I have domain with Godaddy with their latest Linux cPanel and I am using Wordpress 4.3.1 offered by Godaddy.
Seems a bit of disconnect there - they offer the WP install but then distance themselves from it?

I am assuming you have read and followed the instructions listed here

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XL2015Author Commented:
No I did not read the article.  But the article seems very helpful.  My only concern is if I disable Clef, then will WP truly let me login?  Out of the 3 numbered points mentioned in the article, #3 is not true for me because I can login using my phone.

Also I do see an option at the bottom to login using username and password.  So the article is somewhat promising but not 100% promising.

Not sure if I should actually disable Clef once I login using Clef into my Wordpress?
XL2015Author Commented:

I did login with Clef into my Wordpress and disabled Clef as per your article instructions and I was successfully able to login using my credentials.  It worked.

Thanks a bunch
XL2015Author Commented:
Perfect Solution.  Worked effortlessly.  Thanks
Julian HansenCommented:
You are welcome.
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