Grrrr! What the heck is going on, I’m always facing server down with my website, even it’s not responding properly to few user requests, I do want to transfer a domain from one register to another to improve my website performance, is there any way to transfer my domain? Yes! we do have a solution for the above issue and we can easily transfer a domain from one register to another register by simply activating the option “unlock domain name in GoDaddy”.
GoDaddy is a best, cheapest hosting provider in the world, Once you register domain name with GoDaddy, you will be authorized to delete domain name, you can transfer one domain register to another, you can enable security options, you can do so many things with your domain name but today I’m going to discuss about how to unlock domain name in GoDaddy.
What is Domain lock and what it does?
Domain locking is a global facility provided by the hosting providers, Once you registered any domain name with a specific hosting provider, the hosting provider will lock your domain name by default, it means once you register any domain name, no one can register same domain name again with any other providers. so that they can easily prevent an unauthorized domain name registration globally.
However, because of this feature only we are finding unique domain names in the world.Every hosting provider have this security feature and you need not do any extra settings anywhere, by default hosting providers will lock your domain names but if you want to transfer a domain name from one register to another then first you need to unlock the domain name, then you can move ahead with domain transfer process.
Let me discuss step by step to unlock domain name in GoDaddy.
How to Unlock Domain Name in GoDaddy?
Every hosting provider gives an opportunity to lock, unlock their domain names and it’s an easy to unlock domain name in GoDaddy.Let me explain you stepwise so that you will feel more comfy with the process.
Step-1) To unlock domain name in GoDaddy first log in to your Godaddy’s Account, Once you logged-in now you need to click on your account’s top right corner of the page(As shown in the below image), in those options just click on a “My-Products” option.Once you click on a “My-Products” option, below you will get multiple options.(check we have “Domains, Web hosting, and WorkSpace Email”).
Step-2) After completion of the first step now you need to click on “Domains->Domain Settings” option ( I have hosted only one website so I will click on blogkeep.com->Domain Settings option if you have multiple websites hosted then you need to click on “Domain Settings”, for which you want to unlock domain name in GoDaddy).
Step-3) After clicking on “Domain Settings” option you will get redirected to a page which contains all domain name related information on your screen.Just scroll down the page and in the bottom, you can find “Additional Settings” option (refer the image for clarification).
Step-4) By default option is domain locked, now you need to click on “Edit” option and click on the toggle button to unlock the domain name in GoDaddy(refer the image).
Why We need to unlock domain names in GoDaddy?
Every hosting provider locks the domain names to keep them secure and we can not transfer locked domains from one register to another. When you make the option as “Domain Unlock” you can easily transfer your domain from GoDaddy to another hosting provider.
Yep, it’s done, you have successfully unlocked your domain name in GoDaddy, these are the complete steps to easily unlock domain name in GoDaddy, Hope you are unlocked your domain name option, If you feel any difficulty in unlocking domain name in GoDaddy, just leave your comments, I’m gonna resolve it quickly.