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How to Backup MySQL Database in Bluehost?

Written by Akash Navi

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In this guide I will be telling you how you can backup MySQL Database in Bluehost. MySQL is one of the worlds largest used database management system which is used by web applications like WordPress and other and also by the cPanel servers. MySQL is one of the most trusted database system as well, the development of this system is still active.

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How to backup MySQL Database in Bluehost?

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Now let us get started with this guide and check out the procedure which you need to follow to backup your database in Bluehost service.

First of all you need to login into your cPanel account. You can use this link to Bluehost cPanel as well, this link will take you to their cPanel login page in new tab of your web browser. Enter your username and password there.

After that scroll and look for Databases group of options. In that group of options click on phpMyAdmin you can refer the image below for more clarity to you about where to click.

Click on phpMyAdmin in Bluehost

When you click on that you will be redirected to phpMyAdmin page. In that all the databases which are present on your server will be displayed to you on your screen.

Now you need to select the MySQL Database which you want to backup, select the database from the sidebar. Refer the image which is embedded below.

Select the Database

Once you select the database which you want to backup or export I can say. Click on Export which you will get in the menu at the top side of your web interface.

You will be now asked to select the Export method, for the export method select Quick.

Click on Export MySQL Database

After that you will be asked to select the format in which you want your MySQL backup. Select SQL as the format.

At last click on Go and you are done with it. The MySQL database which you selected in will be downloaded to your local computer in SQL database. Store that .SQL format file for futher use because it is your backup file. For more detailed information on where to click you can refer the image which is embedded below.

So this completes the guide to backup MySQL database in Bluehost. I hope you are clear with all the steps which I have mentioned in this guide. If you have any doubts you can comment below, I will respond to your comment as quick as possible.

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