Restoring MySQL with phpMyAdmin

Expertise level: Easy

 Using phpMyAdmin, follow the steps below to restore a MySQL database.

  1. Log into phpMyAdmin:
  2. Click Databases and select the database that you will be importing your data into.
  3. You will then see either a list of tables already inside that database or a screen that says no tables exist depending on your setup.
  4. Click the Import tab at the top.
  5. On the next screen will be a Location of Text File box, and next to that a Browse button.
  6. Click Browse. Locate the backup file stored on your computer.
  7. Make sure the SQL radio button is checked.
  8. Click the Go button.
  9. A Success screen will appear upon completion. 


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