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How to Change File Permissions Using FileZilla

Aside from changing your file permissions via your cPanel, you may also use an FTP clientOne of the most popular FTP clients used is FileZillaThis is a free software FTP application with a vast list of features which supports WindowsMac OSLinux, and the like. 

FileZilla doesn’t just let you change your file permissions, it’ll also let you move files between your local machine and website’s server effortlessly. We will focus on changing File Permissions via FileZilla. Below are the instructions on how to change your file permissions using FileZilla:

Step 1. Open FileZilla. 
Step 2. Enter your FTP Credentials (Windows or Mac). Click Quickconnect.

Step 3. Locate the file or folder you’d like to change permissions.
Step 4. Right-click on the file or folder and select File permissions…

Step 5. Enter new permission in the Numeric Value field or tick the boxes under Owner, Group, and/or Public permissions. Once done, click OK to save changes.

Permission changes done via FileZilla will automatically synchronise to your cPanel.

If you require any assistance or, if you’ve encounter any issues, you may contact our Singapore and Australia Support Team, they’re available 24/7 to help you out.

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Updated on November 24, 2022

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