Install MySQL on Mac OS Catalina

Download MySQL from

Use (x86, 64-bit), DMG Archive version

Open .dmg and run the installer

Use ‘legacy’ option if you want to use phpMyAdmin, wordpress etc

Keep a strong password which you’ll need later to log into MySQL

Fix the 2002 MySQL Socket error

Open Terminal and enter

sudo mkdir /var/mysql

sudo ln -s /tmp/mysql.sock /var/mysql/mysql.sock

Download phpMyAdmin from

unzip the folder and move it to the web directory that is “Sites”

now goto web browser and open your web folder

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