How To Transfer Domains From GoDaddy To SeekaHost?
SeekaHost provides you an easy way of transferring your domains from other domain registrars to us. In this article, we have guided you on how to transfer domains from GoDaddy to SeekaHost.
Before following the steps to transfer the domains from GoDaddy to SeekaHost, you have to make sure the following conditions apply.
The domain you have registered in GoDaddy must be more than 60 days old.
Before placing the transfer request with us, you’ll need to obtain an Auth Code from GoDaddy and also make sure that the domain is unlocked.
Check whether the registered email id is still active to receive the Auth Code.
Unlock GoDaddy Domain
STEP 1: Login
Log in to your GoDaddy account
STEP 2: Manage All
Next to ‘Domains’ click ‘Manage All’ .
STEP 3: Unlock Domains
Now, select the domain to unlock. Click on ‘Settings’. Under the settings menu, click on ‘Unlock Domain’.
Obtain GoDaddy Auth Code
STEP 1: Domain Settings
Select the domain for which you need an Auth Code and click on ‘Domain Settings’.
STEP 2: Authorization Code
Scroll down to ‘Additional Settings’ and click on ‘Get Authorization Code’. The Auth Code will be sent to the registered email id of your domain.
Disable GoDaddy Whois Privacy Protection ( If Applicable)
If your domains are enabled with Whois Privacy Protection Service, you will also need to disable it. When GoDaddy Privacy Protection is enabled, it’s against their policy to allow domain transfer.
Accepting GoDaddy Transfer
Once the transfer has been placed and the process has been initiated at the registry level, you should be able to accept the transfer on GoDaddy’s side to speed up the process.
Login to your Account Manager, click on ‘Manage’ next to ‘Domains’. From the ‘Domains’ menu, select transfers.
Click on ‘Pending Transfers Out’ and select the domain name you are transferring out of GoDaddy. Select ‘Accept’ and click ‘Ok’. The request will be processed in 15 minutes.
Transfer your domains to SeekHost:
You can transfer your domain to SeekHost only after receiving the Authorization Code.
STEP 1: Register
You have to be a registered user in SeekaHost. Steps for Creating Account in SeekaHost.
STEP 2: Transfer Domains
Under Domains Drop-Down, Select “Transfer Domains to Us”.
Step 3 – Available to Order
Fill the domain and check Availability.
If your domain is already registered with us it will show- the domain you entered is already registered with us – you will need to cancel it prior to placing a new order.
If your domain is not registered anywhere it will show – you cannot transfer a domain that isn’t registered.
If the domain is available to transfer you can enter the EPP code and click on “Order Now“.
Step 4 – Enter the EPP Code
Enter the EPP code you have received from your previous registrar and Update the cart.
You can select DNS Management and Email Forwarding as they are free, whereas ID protection is of your choice. Enabling ID Protection will restrict the 3rd party from seeing your personal details with WhoIs information.
Step 5 – Review & Checkout
If you have a promotion code fill and click on validate code, else click on Check Out and process the payment to place the order.
For the domain transfer to get completed, it might take from 5 to 7 days from the date you have processed the payments at SeekaHost (Destination Registrar).
If you are a registered user in SeekaHost and have any queries to be clarified or issues to be sorted, you can raise a ticket through client area dashboard or email to [email protected] For immediate interaction or guidelines, contact our support team available in LiveChat at the right bottom corner of the website.