How to Assign/Unassign a MySQL User to a Database

Assign User Privileges to a Database

  • Log into cPanel

cPanel Login


  • Under Databases, click MySQL Databases

MySQL Databases


  • Under Add User to Database, select a user from the User drop-down menu
  • From the Database drop-down menu, select the database to which you wish to allow the user access
  • Click Add

Add User


  • From the MySQL Account Maintenance screen, select the privileges you wish to grant the user or select 'ALL PRIVILEGES'
  • Click 'Make Changes'
Assign Privileges

Unassign User Privileges to a Database

  • Navigate to the Current Databases section of MySQL Databases

Current DBs


  • Navigate to the database you wish to modify
  • In the Users column for that database, click the bin icon next to the user you wish to delete
Delete User
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