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Learn to restore your data using Dropmysite

Approx. read time : 3 min

The article guides you on how to restore the following items using the Dropmysite cPanel plugin:

• Website backups

• Database backups

• E-mail backups

# Website backups

Perform the following steps to restore a Dropmysite website backup :

1. Log into cPanel.

2. Locate SOFTWARE section on the cPanel home screen, and click on Dropmysite.

dropmysite icon

Now, the Dropmysite dashboard will appear :

dropmysite dashboard icon

3. Under Websites, identify the site backup that you want to restore, and then click on the Restore Files restore files icon icon. The Restore Files page will appear.

4. In the Date list box, select the date of the backup as per your choice to restore.

5. You are allowed to restore specific or all the files in a backup :

In order to restore specific files, select the check box present next to the file or files that you wish to restore.

In order to restore all the files in the backup, select the Select All check box.

6. Click on the Restore Files restore files icon icon.

7. Locate the Create Restore page, and on it select the By checking this box, I agree to replace any existing files selected with this restore check box.

8. Click on Restore. Dropmysite will restore the selected file or files.

# Database Backups

Perform the following steps to restore a Dropmysite database backup :

1. Log in to cPanel account.

2. Locate the SOFTWARE section on the cPanel home screen, and click on Dropmysite.

dropmysite icon

Now, the Dropmysite dashboard will appear :

dropmysite dashboard icon

3. Under the Database section, locate the database backup that you want to restore, and then click on the Restore Database restore database icon icon. The Database Restore page will appear.

4. In the Backup date list box, select the date of the backup that you want to restore.

5. Click on Restore.

6. On the page for Create Restore, select the By checking the box, I agree to overwrite the existing database with this restore check box.

7. Click on Restore. Dropmysite will restore the selected database.

# E-Mail backups

Perform the following steps to restore a Dropmysite e-mail backup :

1. Log in to cPanel account.

2. Locate the SOFTWARE section on the cPanel home screen, and click on Dropmysite.

Now, the Dropmysite dashboard will appear :

dropmysite dashboard

3. Under the Emails section, identify and locate the e-mail backup that you want to restore, and then click on the Restore Emails restore emails icon icon. The Restore Files page will appear.

4. In the Date list box, select the date of the backup that you want to restore.

5. You are allowed to restore specific or all files in the backup :

In order to restore specific files, select the check box present next to the file or files that you want to restore.

In order to restore all of the files in the backup, tick the Select All check box.

6. Click on the Restore Files restore files icon icon.

7. On the page for Create Restore page, select the By checking this box, I agree to replace any existing emails selected with this restore check box.

8. Click on Restore. Dropmysite will restore the selected file or files.

Also Read :

1) Learn to monitor blacklisted sites using Dropmysite

Sonam Wagh
With an interest in doing something creative daily, Sonam works as a Digital Marketing Executive. She likes to write technical blogs related to web hosting, digital marketing, and other IT topics. She also likes to spend her leisure time on social media to find different strategies for client engagement.

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