phpmyadmin error 1045

I loaded phpmyadmin following the instructions via digital ocean. However when I try to login I get the following error

#1045 - Access denied for user ‘root’@‘localhost’ (using password: YES)

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It seems like you haven’t provided the proper password for your root user when logging in.

If you try and login to mysql via your shell does the error appear again?

Regards, KDSys