Automatically back up MySQL database and send the backup files to an specified email box ( Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Live Mail, Hotmail, AOL Mail, Outlook, etc. ).
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How to back up MySQL database to Email box automatically?


If you always concerned about MySQL backup files missing, please send them to an Email box. If you feel it trouble, you can try the software Automatic Backup Scheduler for MySQL to help you. The software can automatically back up MySQL database and send the MySQL backup files to your specified Email box ( Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Live Mail, Hotmail, AOL Mail, Outlook, etc. ) after each backup. You can specify multiple recipients(To, CC and BCC). It support SSL protocol and proxy server.

Please follow the steps to automatically back up MySQL database and send the sql backup files to Email box :

Step 1: Download and install the software.
Please download and install the software Automatic Backup Scheduler for MySQL.



  1. Runs under Windows 8/7/2008 Server/Vista/2003 Server/XP/2000 (32 bit and 64 bit).
  2. Supports MySQL from 4.0 to the latest version (MySQL 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 6.0, etc.).
  3. Supports MySQL servers run on all Operating Systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows, Ubuntu, etc.).

Step 2: Launch the software and create a task to Back up MySQL databases to the SQL files.
  1. Launch the software Automatic Backup Scheduler for MySQL.
  2. Create a task to Back up MySQL databases to the SQL files.
  3. Enter the name of the task and the information of the source MySQL server.
  4. Select the databases and items which you want to back up.
  5. Set up the backup file options.

Step 3: Choose the option Send the backup files to an Email box via SMTP.
Please choose the option Upload backup files and Send the backup files to an Email box via SMTP on Step 5 of the Task Wizard. Please click Email Settings... to set up the SMTP options.
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If you want to encrypt the backup files , please compress the backup files to a ZIP file with password on Step 4 of the Task Wizard.

Step 4: Set up the Email SMTP options.
Please enter the information of your SMTP server. If you have no SMTP server, please click here to learn how to use free SMTP server.
Email SMTP Options

  1. SMTP Options: Please enter the correct information about your SMTP server.
    1. If the SMTP Server should communicated with SSL Protocol, please check the option SMTP with SSL.
    2. If the SMTP Server should communicated with Proxy Server, please check the option Use Proxy Server and click Options... to set it.
  1. Email Options:
    1. Please enter the correct email addresses on your SMTP server into the fields.
    2. Please separate the recipient's email addreddes(To, CC and BCC)by semicolons (;).

Step 5: Click Next and follow the Task Wizard to finish the task creation.
Please click Next and choose the Task Scheduler for running the task on Step 7 of Task Wizard to send the backup files to your Email box on schedule.


Click Finish on Step 8 of Task Wizard to finish the task creation.

That's all. The software will automatically send the backup files to your Email box every time.

Enjoy it now!




  1. Runs under Windows 8/7/2008 Server/Vista/2003 Server/XP/2000 (32 bit and 64 bit).
  2. Supports MySQL from 4.0 to the latest version (MySQL 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 5.6, 6.0, etc.).
  3. Supports MySQL servers run on all Operating Systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows, Ubuntu, etc.).
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