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Import a MySQL database in cPanel

If you have a backup of your site's database in .sql or .sql.gz file format, you can import it to your site in cPanel using the Backup Wizard tool.

  1. Sign in to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. Select Web Hosting. Then, next to the Linux Hosting account you want to use, select Manage.
    click manage
  3. In the hosting account Dashboard, select cPanel Admin.
  4. In the cPanel home page, in the Files section, select Backup Wizard.
  5. Select Restore.
  6. Select MySQL Databases.
  7. Select Choose File.
  8. On your local computer, find and select the file you want to import.
  9. Select Upload. It might take several minutes for the import to complete.

You’ll see a success message confirming your database is imported.

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