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As of Drupal 7.50 users will be automatically logged out when following a password reset link in case they had already been logged in as the same user.

This allows them to change their password using the same workflow as when they had been logged out in the first place.

The previous behavior was to show a message that they are already logged in and should change their password, which they could not do as the current password was required.

If the user using the login link is not the same user as the logged in user, the behavior remains the same: The user is shown the message to log out first and use the link again.

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