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phpMyAdmin is showing as unavailable. How do I get past this step?

After going to the MAMP website, the instructions are to click on "phpMyadmin". This option is not available.

2 Answers

Jose Esplana
Jose Esplana
12,503 Points

Hi Leon,

This is my first time posting. It took me a while to figure it out.

You need to download Additional PHP version https://www.mamp.info/en/downloads/

Make sure you choose the right version. I chose version 7.0.15 for my mac

There are 2 ways

Unzip, then copy that folder php7.0.15. to

1 - MAMP/bin/phpMyAdmin folder, then on MAMP app click Preferences then choose the PHP tab, then choose the version that you downloaded.


2 - Copy the folder in the same directory as localwp.com, then go to the web browser and click the link of that folder.

I hope it helps.

Thank you. That did the trick.

Thank you so much!

James Park
James Park
38 Points

I found another option. I selected 7.0.x version (default was set to 7.1.x) in MAMP / preferences / PHP tab.

Once the change was made, I was able to access the menu.