Sometimes, you may want to remove a third party piece of software that requires a database. It’s best practice to keep your account free of unused items such as databases. Removing a database is relatively simple using cPanel. In this guide we will show you how to delete a database from your cPanel.

Deleting a Database:

  1. Log into cPanel
  2. Find the icon “MySQL Databases” and click on it
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  4. Find the database you want to delete in the list of “Current Databases” and click “Delete Database
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  6. On the next screen, you’ll be prompted to confirm the deletion of the selected database. Make sure you are deleting the correct database and click “Delete Database
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Congratulations, now you know how to remove a database from your cPanel! If you need further assistance please feel free to ask a question in our support center.

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2014-07-30 1:50 am
Nice Post
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2014-10-02 9:47 am

Hi,

After deleting the database as instructed by you above database name is still showing under phpMyAdmin. Please help me to delete it from phpMyAdmin also.

Thanks,

Nirosh

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2014-10-02 9:51 am
This is highly uncommon. Could you provide me with the primary domain on your account and the name of the database that you are referring to?

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