Hey! a couple of days back I have purchased an existing website from my colleague, now he/she doesn’t have any authority on it but still, it’s showing same owner information as earlier in the Whois reports, Now I need to update domain contact information in GoDaddy with my details. Is there any possibility to update domain contact information in GoDaddy?
If you come across the same scenario then the answer is Yes! you can update domain contact information at any time in GoDaddy’s account.
Every hosting provider collects the domain contact information while the owner is registering a domain.GoDaddy also collects the information of an owner such as Name, Country, Zipcode, mobile number while he/she registering with them.Basically, newbie thinks that once the contact information is submitted we can’t re-update again, generally, this is not the case, you can update domain contact information in GoDaddy at any time with your details.
Why GoDaddy collect contact information
Let me discuss why GoDaddy collect owner’s contact information while registering a domain with them.When you are purchasing a new domain with GoDaddy, it will ask your contact information including your name, address, and mobile number & email address.One copy of information will be stored in a database as well they will send another copy to the customer services.incase if you need a support of the product then customer service will validate your contact information, if everything seems fine then they will help you to resolve your query.
All the domain contact information will be displayed publicly to the people when they search for Whois details of any domain name, If you wish to update domain contact information in GoDaddy manually, Yes you can do it.if you do not want public to display your information then you can request firstname.lastname@example.org to remove your domain contact information from their databases.
GoDaddy also uses your contact information to contact you regarding new products information, new services information and to notify you about special offers.
What details required to update domain contact information in GoDaddy
GoDaddy collects complete details of the owner to update domain contact information in their databases.I’m gonna share the list of fields which they need to update.They are
- Domain ID
- Domain Name
- Created On
- Expiration Date
- Registrant ID
- Registrant Name
- Registrant Organization
- Registrant Street1
- Registrant Street2
- Registrant Street3
- Registrant City
- Registrant State/Province
- Registrant Postal Code
- Registrant Country
- Registrant Phone
These are the details required to update domain contact information in GoDaddy and anyone can find this information in online with the help of free tools.
How to check Domain contact information or Whois Details in Online
You need not pay a single penny to find out the domain contact details, just with the domain name you can easily find the domain owner contact information.
Let me share you the free tool, it’s whois.net explore the given link to find domain contact information.
In search bar make sure to enter a domain name for which you want to know the details of an owner and click on search. This tool will give you all the contact information of domain’s owner though you can hide it by changing it’s privacy settings to private but our motto is to update contact information in GoDaddy in simple steps.
Ways to Update Domain Contact Information in GoDaddy
In one of the forum, I read “if you’re allowing hosting providers to publicly display the domain contact information then you can easily get Google AdSense approval” within few weeks.
I can’t sure about this statements but there is nothing wrong to display the contact information to the public.Let me explain you the ways to update domain contact information in GoDaddy.
Step-1) You can easily update or change the domain contact information 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” 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 need to update domain contact information in GoDaddy).
Step-3) After clicking on “Domain Settings” option you will get all domain name related information on your screen.Just scroll the page and find out the “Contact Information” option(refer the image for clarification)
Once you Click on “Edit” option you will get the form to update domain contact information in GoDaddy, Just fill the information form as your required and click on “Update” option.
Step-4) Yeah it’s done, now you can see the changes in whois.net in a couple of days.
These are the complete steps to update domain contact information in GoDaddy, Still, you didn’t follow up any step then make sure to follow and update the information as you required.
Hope you understood how to update domain contact information in GoDaddy, in case you need any clarification then just leave your valuable comments, I’m gonna get back to you quickly to resolve your issue.
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