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How to Delete a MySQL Database in a cPanel Account?

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Carrying out complex as well simple database management functions is the key to maintaining websites. That is why MySQL database management is a primary requirement for any hosting. It includes creating, cloning and deleting databases. In this tutorial, we will show the steps to delete a MySQL database with cPanel.

Warning: Deleting a database means you will permanently lose its data. Make sure to take a backup before deleting the database.


To Delete a MySQL Database

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Go to the DATABASES section and click on MySQL® Databases.


The MySQL® Databases application will open.

Go to the Current Databases section, where you will see a list of active databases.

3. Click on Delete under the Actions column for the database you wish to delete.


A message will appear that asks for your confirmation.

4. Click on Delete Database.

cPanel will delete the MySQL database and remove it from the list of Current Databases.

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