How to Use HeidiSQL to Remotely Connect to Your MySQL Database

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This article will give you a step by step guide on how to use HeidiSQL to remotely connect to your MySQL database. HeidiSQL is a free MySQL client that you can use to remotely connect to your database. To do so, simply follow these steps:

1) Click HERE to go to the HeidiSQL website

2) Click Installer

3) Once the installer opens, click Next >

4) Accept the agreement and click Next >

5) Click Next >

6) Click Next >

7) Select any of the additional option you want, then click Next >

8 ) Click Install

9) Click Finish

10) Once HeidiSQL opens, click New

11) Enter the server which your website is on in the Hostname/IP box

12) Enter the username which you use to log into your account into the User box

13) Enter the password which you use to log into your account into the Password box

14) Enter the name of the database which you want to access into the Databases box

15) Click Open

16) Click Yes when asked if you want to save the settings

17) You will now be able to access your database remotely!

This concludes how to use HeidiSQL to remotely connect to your MySQL database

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3 Comments on How to Use HeidiSQL to Remotely Connect to Your MySQL Database

  1. emphasizebpo says:

    Hi,

    Thanks for the detail about the SQL.

  2. Bineet says:

    i am getting a error when trying to connect with my server ERROR 2003: Can’t connect to MySQL server (10060)

    please help me . what is solution for this error.

  3. Jenelyn says:

    thank you

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