This article will cover how to perform a MySQL database backup in cPanel. Please note that you'll need to be logged in to cPanel before proceeding. If you're not sure how to log in to cPanel, please check our guide: How to access cPanel. To generate a MySQL backup, please refer to the following steps.
Under the Databases section, click phpMyAdmin
PHPMyAdmin will load in a new tab.
Select the database to backup on the left-hand side
Click Export on the toolbar
Select Quick – display only the minimal options
The backup will automatically download through your browser.