Option 1 - Restore backup in an active hosting account

Backups can be restored by accessing your Backups option under the Files section:

Once you click on it, you will be presented with all the types of backups (files or databases) that were made.

To restore files, select a preferred date and click on Show files:

Then select everything you wish to restore and click on Restore files:


  • If you need to restore specific files or directories, you can easily do that by selecting only the files or directories you want to be restored

To restore a database, select a preferred database Show databases:

Then specify a date and click on Restore database:

Please note that the database must exist in your List of Current MySQL Databases before restoring it. If you encounter this error:

Simply create again the database with the same name and retry the restoration.

Done, your site has been successfully restored! To see the changes, you may need to clear the browser cache and local DNS cache.

Option 2 - Restore to a new hosting account

In case you wish to restore a backup to a different hosting account, check this article: How to restore a backup on a new hPanel hosting account?


  • After the restoration, your website will be brought back to the state it was at the moment of backup creation. All the changes that were done after the backup date will be reverted

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