How to Delete a MySQL Database in a cPanel Account?

Performing complex as well as simple database management tasks is the key to maintaining websites. This is why MySQL database management is a basic requirement for any hosting. This includes creating, cloning and deleting databases. In this tutorial, we will show you the steps to delete a MySQL database using cPanel. 

Warning: Deleting a database means permanent loss of its data. Be sure to take a backup before deleting the database.

 To delete a MySQL Database

1. Log in to your cPanel account. 

2. Scroll to the DATABASES section and click MySQL® Databases.

The MySQL® Databases application opens.

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

3. Click Delete under the Actions column of the database you want to dele

A message will appear asking for confirmation. 

4. Click Delete Database.

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

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