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How to Restore Website Backup in Godaddy through cPanel ?

Written by Anirudh Singh

If you have hosted your Website or Blog on Godaddy and you are looking to restore Backup of your Website, then this article is for you. Earlier we have told you how to take website backup in Godaddy through cPanel. You must have noticed that Godaddy also has a Restore feature in cPanel through which you can easily restore the backup of your Website. The process of restoring backup through cPanel in Godaddy is quite easy and can be done within seconds. No matter if you are a pro blogger or a newbie, you can go ahead and use this article to restore your blog or website.

Steps to take Restore Backup in Godaddy through cPanel

Before we move ahead with the process of restoring backup in Godaddy through cpanel, make sure you have a website hosted in a Godaddy’s hosting account (Linux, Windows or selected VPS Plans) which has a cpanel account. I mentioned this because some of the Hosting plans like Managed Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, and some of the VPS plans do not provide you with cpanel account.

Let us now have a look at the step by step tutorial to restore a website backup in Godaddy through cPanel :

1) Login to your Godaddy Account and click on your Name that appears on the top right hand side or the page. After that click on My Products, which will take you to another page.

Godaddy My Products

2) Click on Manage on the hosting of the Website for which you want to restore the Backup. You will now reach the cPanel Account associated with that particular hosting account.

Web Hosting in Godaddy Account

3) Under Files click on Backup. You will now reach a page where you can start restoring backup of your website.

Backup in Godaddy cPanel4) Click on Choose File button under the heading Restore a Home Directory Backup and select the home directory backup file. Click on Upload to restore the home directory backup file. 

Restore Home Directory Backup in Godaddy's cPanel5) Click on Choose File button under the heading Restore a MySQL Database Backup and select the MySQL database backup file. Click on Upload to restore the MySQL database backup file.

Restore MYSQL Database Backup in Godaddy's cPanel6) Click on Choose File button under the heading Restore Email Forwarders and select the Email Forwarders backup file. Click on Upload to restore the Email Forwarders file.

Restore Email Forwarders in Godaddy's cPanel7) Click on Choose File button under the heading Restore Email Filters and select the Email Filters backup file. Click on Upload to restore the Email Filters file.

Restore Email Filters in Godaddy's cPanelThis is the complete tutorial for restoring backup of a Website in Godaddy through cPanel. Make sure you still keep the backup files safely in a single folder in your Laptop, Computer or a Hard Disk so that you can easily access them if you ever want to restore a backup again.

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