How to connect to MySQL remotely

I tried to connect to MySQL remotely (I need to go without SSH).

Commented bind-address with #.

Getting MySQL said: Access denied for user ‘root’@‘myremoteip’ (using password: YES)

How can I connect? Searched internet. Found that I should run ```GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON . TO ‘root’@‘%’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘PASSWORD’ with grant option; FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

it is not working for me. How can I achieve that?

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the tutorials of digitalocean for remote connection to mysql do not work, because they do not want to connect, better consult the tutorials of linode.

@simPod - The URI below provides a more in-depth and complete guide on how to setup a remote MySQL server. Ideally, you want to bind to an IP (as shown in the guide) – preferably the private IP provided with your Droplet, and then setup restrictions to limit access to only IP’s that you’ve white-listed.