Transferring a domain from GoDaddy

In order to transfer your domain from GoDaddy, you must first unlock your domain and obtain the transfer authorization code from within your GoDaddy Account Manager. You also need to disable private registration on the domain (if enabled).

STEP 1. UNLOCKING YOUR DOMAIN

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy Account Manager.
  2. In the My Products section, click Domain Manager.
  3. Use the checkboxs to select the domain names you want to modify.
  4. Above your list of domains, click locking.
  5. To unlock the domain, remove the lock domains checkbox.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click OK again.

STEP 2. DISABLING PRIVATE REGISTRATION

  1. Login to your GoDaddy Account Manager.
  2. In the My Products section, click Domain Manager.
  3. Click the domain for which you want to disable private registration.
  4. Next to Privacy, click Manage.
  5. Login to DomainsByProxy account.
  6. Check the domain you wish to disable private registration on, and click Canel Selected.
  7. Click OK to confirm.

STEP 3. RETRIEVING THE AUTHORIZATION CODE
To transfer your domain to Arvixe, you’ll need your authorization code. You can follow these easy steps to get your authorization code.

  1. Login to your GoDaddy Account Manager.
  2. In the My Products section, click Domain Manager.
  3. Click the domain for which you want to retrieve the authorization code.
  4. In the Authorization Code field, click the Send by Email link.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click OK again.

STEP 4. INITIATE TRANSFER AT ARVIXE

  1. Login to your secure Arvixe billing account here.
  2. From the navigation menu click domains.
  3. Click the [+] sign next to the domain you are transferring.
  4. Enter the authorization code from Step 3 and click update.

STEP 5. CONFIRM YOUR TRANSFER VIA EMAIL

After you submit your transfer request to Arvixe, we will send you an email to confirm your transfer within 24 hours. If you haven’t received the confirmation email, please check your SPAM/JUNK mail folders.

STEP 6. That’s it, please wait between 3 – 7 days for the transfer to complete. Our system will automatically notify you when the transfer has completed.

If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call toll-free at 888-927-8493, or by emailing domains [at] arvixe [dot] com.

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