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Creating/Changing users for multiple databases for MySql 5.7

I have a legacy Symfony application that utilizes MySql 5.7. It contains two databases. 

It appears in the coding they login using  two users/passwords with administrator privileges - root/somepassword and someuser@localhost for both of the databases.

 I find that a tad bit confusing. I get it and I don't get it. 

I want to use the same user/password for both databases and giving them full administrator privileges.  I know that's not a good practice but they are set globally so easy to change after testing and since I am unsure at this point it they login elsewhere using perhaps a third user. 

     Does this mean I need to add someone@localhost as a user as well as someuser/somepassword to each database. They would need full administrator privileges.

Below is what I used but it spit at me - I think it's the mydatabase.user 

UPDATE  actual_databasename.actual_username
  SET authentication_string = PASSWORD('newpassword') 
  WHERE User = 'actual_username';
  UPDATE mysql.actual_username SET Grant_priv='Y', Super_priv='Y' WHERE User='actual_username';

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Any help appreciated.

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Thank you for responding. I was able to update both users with the new permissions for each database.