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How to import a MySQL database via cPanel

You can import a MySQL database via cPanel in the Hosting section of ClientZone.

Log into cPanel via ClientZone
  1. Log into ClientZone.
  2. Click on the ‘Hosting’ tab.
  3. Select your domain on the right hand side.
  4. Click on the ‘Website Manager’ button.
  5. Now select ‘Log into Website Manage’.
Check if you have an existing MySQL database

Before you can import a database, we recommend you do a quick check to see if one is available.

  • Scroll down and click on ‘MySQL Database’.
  • Any database that is available will be listed on this screen.
  • To continue, click on the home button at the top of the screen.
Import your database
  1. Click on the ‘PHPMyAdmin’ option.
  2. You’ll see the database available on the left hand side.
  3. Select the database to continue.
  4. Now click on the ‘Import’ option to continue.
  5. Under ‘File to import’ click on the ‘Choose File’ button and select the database stored on your computer.
  6. Leave all options as default and make sure your format is set correctly.
  7. Click on ‘Go’ to import your file.
Exporting a MySQL database. 

Read this article to find out How to export a MySQL database via cPanel.

How to import a MySQL database from PHPMyAdmin

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