Mysql 5.7 - Update root password

mysql 5.7 does not have password field in user table of mysql database. They have come up with new idea i.e. authentication_string for security purpose.

Here is way to update mysql superuser password using command line.
UPDATE mysql.user SET authentication_string=PASSWORD('sToituY78hebrt'), plugin='mysql_native_password' WHERE User='root' AND Host='localhost';

where sToituY78hebrt is my root password

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