How to Restore Home Directory Backup in cPanel?

In this article, we will describe the steps to restore partial home directory backup via cPanel. Following these steps, you can restore your website and emails from the backup you have on your local computer or from another host. Restoring the partial home directory backup, your website files and emails will be restored to date when the last backup was generated.

This could be more helpful when you mistakenly remove website files or important emails. Please note that when you restore your account from the partial home directory backup, your website files will be overwritten over existing files. Similarly, your mailbox folders will be overwritten to existing folders. That means, new emails arrived after the last backup generated will be lost.


Here are the steps to restore a partial home directory backup of your website.

  1. Login to your cPanel account.
  2. Under Files section, click on Backups.

    Files

  3. Under Restore a Home Directory Backup, click on Choose File button, select your home directory backup file and then click on Open.

    Partial Backups

  4. The name of your backup file should now be displayed, so click on Upload button. Thus, partial home directory backup will be uploaded and restored.

    Upload Backup

  5. You can see the progress of your files being restored.

  • 1 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to Enable/Disable PHP Extensions From cPanel?

Following article will assist you to enable/disable php extensions from cPanel. Login to...

What is Hotlink Protection?

Hotlink protection prevents other websites from directly linking to your files (typically images)...

How to download MySQL database backup from cPanel?

You can download compressed MySQL database backup from cPanel. You will need to perform the...

How to take full backup of your hosting space created in cPanel?

cPanel allows a facility of taking full backup of your web resources in a single module. Visit...