Backup MySQL database from phpMyAdmin

MySQL database can be easily backed up from phpMyAdmin. Here are few steps :

  • Open phpMyAdmin using URL: http://localhost/phpmyadmin  in the case of Locahost otherwise  open it from your hosting server.
  • Select the database to backup.
  • Click Export.


  • Select the tables that you want to backup.
  • Select the type of database you are exporting. For example if you want to backup as SQL then select SQL.


  • Finally hit GO.