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Restore my database in cPanel hosting

Note: Site Backup hasn’t been sold as a new product since January 2018. For our new backup solution, see What is Website Backup?


If your database got hacked or damaged, here's how to restore your database from a cPanel manual backup.

Note: If you have Site Backup, see Restore my website using Site Backup to restore your database.

  1. From the cPanel home page, click Backup.
  2. In the Restore a MySQL Database Backup area, click Choose File, and then select the backup SQL file on your local machine.
  3. Click Upload.

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If you don't have a backup file, contact customer support.

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