Step 1 - Log in to cPanel (click here for a guide) and click on File Manager.
Step 2 - Make sure that “Show Hidden Files” is enabled. To do this, Click on Settings in the top right
Check that Show Hidden Files is ticket and click Save
Step 3 - (1) Go into the public_html directory (2) right click on the .htaccess file and (3) and click edit.
Then click Edit
Step 4 - When you have completed editing the file click Save Changes