Backing up a MySQL database ensures you have a backup copy of your database.

Below are the steps you will need to create a backup.

  1. Log into your cPanel account.
  2. Browse to the Databases section and click on phpMyAdmin.
  3. Choose the database you wish to backup from the list in the left panel.
  4. After you have selected the database, click onn the Export tab at the top of the page.
  5. Then, choose the Quick Export option, retain the format as SQL and click the Go button.
  6. Once you click Go, your database backup will be exported and download to the location that you select.