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How To Transfer Files Using cPanel File Manager

In this article, we will describe to you how to transfer files using cPanel File Manager. So you can Upload/Download Files between your web site and your computer.

Transfer Files Using cPanel File Manager

The File Manager is useful for transferring a few files quickly. However, if you need to transfer a large number of files or use advanced file transfer features, you should use dedicated FTP client.

How To Upload Files To Your Web Site

To upload a file using cPanel File Manager, follow these steps:

  • Log in to cPanel.
  • Locate Files section, Then click File Manager.
File Manager
  • In the File Manager main window, navigate to the directory where you want to upload the file.
  • Click the Upload icon. 
  • Once the File Upload page appears, select the Overwrite existing files check box to overwrite a file on the server with the same filename.
overwrite existing file
  • After that, click  Select File.
  • Navigate to the file’s location on your computer and double-click it. The file uploads immediately.

How To Download Files To Your Web Site

To download a file using cPanel File Manager, follow these steps:

  • Log in to cPanel.
  • Locate Files section, Then click File Manager.
  • In the File Manager main window, navigate to the directory where you want to download the file.
  • Click the Download icon. 
  • Navigate to the directory on your local computer where you want to save the file, and then save the file.

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