Backup your files/website/email with cPanel Backup Wizard

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How to backup your files/website/email with cPanel Backup Wizard

First, log in to cPanel (click here for a guide) and click on the Backup Wizard tool

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How to back up your whole cPanel account
NOTE: On Web Hosting and Reseller accounts you won't be able to restore this backup yourself. Please submit a support request by following this guide and we can restore this backup for you (charges may apply)

Step 1 - Click Back Up

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Step 2 - Select Full Backup

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Step 3 - Select the Backup Destination (normally select Home Directory, or you can use separate FTP server if you have one)

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Once the backup is complete, you can check the Home folder using the cPanel File Manager (click here for a guide) to download the file.

How to back up your emails

cPanel doesn't include a feature to backup or archive emails. You will need to do this through your email client, preferably on a computer rather than a Smartphone or Tablet. You can easily find guides by googling, for example, "Outlook 2016 email backup guide".

How to back up email filters and forwarders

Step 1 - Click Back Up

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Step 2 - Select Email Forwarders & Filters

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Step 3 - Click on the data you want to back up

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How to back up your website files

Step 1 - Click Back Up

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Step 2 - Select Home Directory

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Step 3 - Click Home Directory to begin the download

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How to back up your database

Step 1 - Click Back Up

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Step 2 - Select MySQL Databases

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Step 3 - Click on the database you want to backup

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