Looking for a guide, how to transfer my domain from Godaddy to Namecheap. Here is the step by step guide.
Its so simple to transfer domain name from GoDaddy to Nameheap in simple three steps.
Here we go.
Step by Step guide to transfer a domain from GoDaddy to Namecheap
Login to your Godaddy account.
Hover over of your name besides the bell icon at the right side of the Home page.
click on the My Product option and a new window will open showing all your domain listed as shown below image.
click the ‘Manage’ button corresponding to the domain you want to transfer to namecheap.
Once you click it, Scroll down a little, and remove privacy if you have opted for. If you did not opt for privacy you are good to go.\
Scroll Down a little more and unlock the lock. Until you unlock the domain you can not transfer it to another domain registrar.
click on Edit button and unlock it.
Wait, for 2 minute refresh the page and look whether both option privacy and the lock are removed.
Once both are removed click on the option ‘Transfer domain away from GoDaddy’ as shown in the above image.
In the next window, click on continue with transfer
In the next window click button ‘Click here to see Authorization code’. once you click it copy your authorization code and head over to Namecheap.
Login into your Namecheap account. Head over to Domain option on the Menu. Hover over it and choose Transfer domain option from drop down Menu.
Enter your domain in the domain transfer window and click on transfer.
Follow below Bullet points
- Check few option like a note, above your domain is eligible for transfer.
- check whether Registrar lock is unlocked. If it is not refresh it or check in godaddy account whether you correctly unlocked it.
- check on Domain contact Information
- Paste your Authorization code and verify it.
- Once it is verified, click on add to cart and proceed to make payment against it.
Once it is added to cart. Proceed further and make payment from your payment option.
Once it is paid head back to godaddy.
Hover over ‘Domain’ option in Menu and select ‘transfers’ from drop down menu.
Sometime, your domain does not appear in transfer out window instantly. If it is not their wait for 15 minutes. when it appears proceed further.
In the next window click on transfer out option
In the next window, your domain will be shown. Here GoDaddy need permission to transfer your domain.
check your domain and click to accept transfer option.
Here you are done. wait for a day and check in namecheap domain area for confirmation.
However once transfer is completed. NameCheap will notified you via mail for its confirmation.
If you face any issue, do not hesitate to contact to Namecheap live chat. They will help you out with all option.