How to Import a MySQL Database in cPanel

How to Import a MySQL Database in cPanel #

In this article we will show you how to import a MySQL database in cPanel. This is important should you need to reinstall a website backup or if you are migrating a website from another cPanel server. This guide will only work if you have already downloaded your database from your previous cPanel account.

Step 1 #

Login to your cPanel account.

Import a MySQL Database

Step 2 #

Scroll down to the databases section and click on phpmyadmin.

Step 3 #

When phpmyadmin loads select the database you wish to import to from the list on the left hand menu.

Step 4 #

Click on the “Import” tab at the top of the page.

Step 5 #

Click on the choose file button and select the backup file file wish to import.

Step 6 #

Leave all other settings as they are and then click on the “Go” button.

Your MySQL database will then be imported to your selected database.

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