How to Edit the Permissions of a MySQL User Created August 21, 2015 Author Andrew Horton Category WHM / cPanelIn this article, we will show you how to edit the permissions for a MySQL user.1. Login to cPanel2. Click the MySQL Databases link found in the Databases section. 3. Click on the “Privileged Users” link for the database/user you wish to modify. 4. Change the permissions for the user. 5. Click the Make Changes button. That’s it!