Knowledgebase: Domains & DNS
Unlock Your Domain at Your Web Host
Posted by H9 Admin on 09 April 2015 05:45 PM
Sometimes you need to unlock your domain (often to transfer it)... at your OTHER web host. It can be hard to find the instructions you need to get it done quickly, so we've compiled a list of common hosts below with instructions about how to unlock your domain at each.

Psst... here are our instructions on how to unlock your domain for your account with us.

GoDaddy

  1. Log into your GoDaddy account

  2. Click My Account and select the '+' dropdown sign, to the left of Domains

  3. Click the green Launch button, to the right of the domain you are transferring

  4. Click Manage, to the left of Locked, in the Domain Information section

  5. ‚ÄčToggle this setting On or Off as desired

    If you are unlocking a domain in order to begin a domain transfer here, please contact our Billing team once this step is completed so we can restart your transfer request.

Google Domains

  1. Log into your Google Domains account

  2. Click My Domains and select the domain you wish to unlock

  3. Click the Settings icon

  4. Under Domain Lock be sure that the domain shows Unlocked; if not, toggle the option so that your domain is unlocked

  5. Save your changes

    If you are unlocking a domain in order to begin a domain transfer here, please contact our Billing team once this step is completed so we can restart your transfer request.

Name.com

  1. Log into your Name.com account

  2. Click the green Account tab and then select My Account

  3. Click the domain name you wish to unlock

  4. On the upper left corner, you will see a padlock; click there to unlock the padlock/your domain

    If you are unlocking a domain in order to begin a domain transfer here, please contact our Billing team once this step is completed so we can restart your transfer request.

‚ÄčNameCheap

  1. Log into your NameCheap account

  2. Click on your username, located in the black bar near the top of the page

  3. Click Manage Domains and then click on the domain name you wish to transfer

  4. On the next page, from the menu on the left, select Registrar Lock

  5. Release the lock

    If you are unlocking a domain in order to begin a domain transfer here, please contact our Billing team once this step is completed so we can restart your transfer request.

Network Solutions

  1. Log into your Network Solutions account

  2. Click to the page to manage your domain names

  3. Search for 'Transfer Lock: On.'

  4. Click the 'Turn Off or Request Authorization Code' link

  5. Choose the option to Leave Domain Transfer Lock off
    Note: also check the box to Request Authorization Code for transfer.

  6. Click Save

    If you are unlocking a domain in order to begin a domain transfer here, please contact our Billing team once this step is completed so we can restart your transfer request.

   

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