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Confirm the new user email in Devise from Rails console


How can I change and confirm the email of a user from code?

I need to change the email for a user manually and confirm it.

I use Devise with the reconfirmable module.

I tried to change the email attribute normally and save the record, but the email does not change:

user = User.find_by email: 'old@example.com'
user.email = 'new@example.com'

user.email # => 'old@example.com'


What you are describing is caused by the reconfirmable module.

The new email is stored in the unconfirmed_email attribute.

You simply need to confirm the change manually, so that the new email is moved from the unconfirmed_email attribute to the email attribute:


user.email # => 'new@example.com'