I tried login from front end and redirect it to adminpanel but it doesnot logged in to it. This is the code i tried.

{exp:member:login_form return="www.sample.com/admin.php?/cp/homepage"}




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Unfortunately, logging into the front end will not log you into the EE control panel. You must re-login at admin.php

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    This is done for security reasons. And in general it's probably best to actually hide/obfuscate the admin panel login page, and give it a discreet link somewhere.
    – jrothafer
    Mar 25, 2015 at 13:52

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