How to Change Magento 2 Admin Session Time

How to Change Magento 2 Admin Session Time

Imagine yourself as a Magento 2 store admin working for the last 25 minutes configuring an extension only to find out that you’ve been logged out when you hit the save button.

Annoyed?

The default Magento 2 admin session time out is set to 900 seconds, i.e., 15 minutes for the security purpose. However, this may lead to such frustrating moments.

To avoid them, here’s the solution to change Magento 2 admin session time which allows to reset the session time out as per your working pattern.

Steps to Change Magento 2 Admin Session Time:

How to Change Magento 2 Admin Session Time 1

  1. Login to admin panel
  2. Go to Stores > Configuration
  3. Select “Admin” under “Advanced”
  4. Expand “Security
  5. Set Admin Session Lifetime (seconds)
  6. Save

That’s it.

Any doubts in this method can be mentioned in the Comments section below. I’d be happy to help.

Please share the tutorial via social media with Magento 2 store admins and save them from annoying moments!

Thanks.

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Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a Certified Magento Developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. Owing to his contributions in Magento Forums and posting solutions, he is among the top 50 contributors of the Magento community in 2019. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.

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