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How to transfer GoDaddy Domain to another Host

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In order to transfer GoDaddy domain to a new host, you need to follow the steps below to achieve that:

 

1. To Transfer Godaddy Domain, First Update Your Contact Information

If you want to be able to receive the EPP/Authorization Code required for the transfer, you must make sure that your contact information for the domain is up-to-date:

  • Log into your GoDaddy account.
  • Click My Account.
  • Next to Domains, click Launch.
  • Place a check mark in the box next to the domain you wish to transfer.
  • Along the top of the screen, click Contact > Contact Information.
  • When the new window pops up, review and/or update the contact information for accuracy and click OK.

2. Remove Privacy Protection

To cancel your domain’s Private Registration, you must log into your Domains By Proxy® account. Domains By Proxy is a separate company with its own website, and your Domains By Proxy account has unique login information. Domains By Proxy emailed you your login information when you purchased the service.

Note: When you cancel your domain’s Private Registration, your personal information: your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, will be displayed publicly in the Whois database.

To Cancel Private Registration for Your Domain Name(s):

  • Log into your account at DomainsByProxy.com.
  • Select Private Domains, and then select the domain name(s) you want to cancel Private Registration for.
  • Click Cancel Selected, or click Cancel private registration. The Confirm message displays.
  • Click OK. The Cancel Domains By Proxy message displays.
  • Click OK.

3. Unlock the Your GoDaddy Domain

The domain must be unlocked prior to initiating the transfer or else the transfer request will automatically fail.

  • Log into your GoDaddy account.
  • Click My Account.
  • Next to Domains, click Launch.
  • Place a check mark in the box of the domain you wish to unlock.
  • Along the top of the screen, click Lock.
  • When the new window pops up, review the current lock status, and click Off.
  • Click Save.

4. Request the EPP/Autorizairon Code

  • Log into your GoDaddy account.
  • Click My Account.
  • Next to Domains, click Launch.
  • Place a check mark in the box of the domain for which you wish to receive the code.
  • Go to the Settings tab under the domain name and click Email my code.
  • Click Send.

5. Submit Domain Transfer Request to the new host

After completing the steps above, you should order a domain transfer from your new host. Check below for steps for different domain host.

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