Connecting MongoDB Cloud to Navicat

This article explains how to connect MongoDB cloud to MongoDB Compass, Workbench, and Navicat Premium.

Click on “Databases” from the left-side navigator and click on the three dots that appear after the “Browse Collections” button. Select the “Command Line Tools” option from the drop-down.


You’ll see multiple options, select “Connect To Your Cluster”


Click on “Connect using MongoDB Compass”

You’ll be prompted a dailog box where you can choose your options. If you have MongoDB Compass or Navicat or Workbench, just select “I have MongoDB Compass” button.

Select your Operating system.

Below it, a generated URI will appear which is the connection string that helps in connecting to any GUI (Navicat Premium, Workbench, or Compass).

Copy that.

Click on the newly added MongoDB connection after opening Navicat Premium.

Select the URI button that is located at the bottom of the dialog box.

Paste the copied URI into the text area and click OK.

Enter the password.

Click “Test Connection”.

That’s it.

The same applies to Compass and Workbench. If you have any queries please feel free to ask.

Hope you find this article helpful.

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