Transfer your domain name
Enter the domain in the field on our domain transfer page. Then enter the authorization code on the next page.
Request an authorization code and get access to the specified email address.
Manage your domains and connect them to your website via the 1&1 Control Panel.
Transferring an existing domain from a certain registrar or provider
Transfer your domain from GoDaddy to 1&1
In order to transfer your domain from GoDaddy to 1&1, first log in to your GoDaddy account with your username and password. Navigate to the GoDaddy Control Panel in the top right corner.
Under "Account Settings", make sure that your contact email is up to date so that you can access the code provided in step 6 without any trouble.
Navigate to the "Domain Settings" page by clicking "Manage" in the domain overview. Then scroll to "Additional Settings", set "Domain Lock" to "Off", and save.
Once you've unlocked your domain, in "Domain Settings", scroll down and click on "Transfer domain away from GoDaddy".
You will be redirected to the GoDaddy checklist. In order to guarantee a smooth domain transfer, it is important to complete each step before continuing.
Once you complete the checklist, you will be able to start the domain transfer. An authorization code will be sent out to your email address.
When you confirm the transfer email, your domain transfer will begin. It usually takes between 5-7 days before it is completed, at which point you will receive an email.
Transfer your domain from Namecheap to 1&1
In order to transfer your domain from Namecheap to 1&1, first log in to your Namecheap account in the top left corner with your username and password.
In the "Domain List" area of your dashboard, you will be able to view a list of your domains. Select the specific domain that you want to transfer and click "Manage" on the right-hand side.
Select the "Sharing & Transfer" tab. Scroll down to the "Transfer Out" section, where you will find a "Domain Lock" option. Once you select "Unlock", click the "Auth Code" button directly beside it.
Once you have requested your authorization code, you will be prompted to describe the reasons for your domain transfer – this should only require a short time to complete.
Once completed, click on "Send Code" and it will be sent directly to your registered email address – before beginning the process, ensure that this email address is up to date.
As soon as the transfer has been approved, Namecheap will release your domain within 5 days and you'll be ready to get started with your new 1&1 domain.
Transfer your domain from Squarespace to 1&1
In order to transfer your domain from Squarespace to 1&1, first log in to your Squarespace account at the top right corner of the homepage by entering your username and password.
Select the "Domains" tab in the main settings menu. Here you can view a list of all the domains that you manage via Squarespace.
Simply select the domain that you wish to transfer to 1&1. Scroll down and uncheck the "Lock Domain" tab. When the confirmation message appears, click "Confirm".
In order to retrieve your authorization code, click the "Get Transfer Key" button which will appear at the bottom of the page as soon as the domain has been unlocked.
You will then be presented with your authorization code that will enable you to transfer your domain over to 1&1 quickly and easily.
As soon as you provide your authorization code to 1&1, you will be ready to get started with your new 1&1 domain.
Transfer your domain from name.com to 1&1
In order to transfer your domain from name.com to 1&1, first log in to your name.com account at the top right corner of the homepage by entering your username and password.
In the "Dashboard" area of your account, you will see a list of domains that you manage. Select the specific domain that you want to transfer across to 1&1.
In order to unlock your domain and begin your domain transfer, click on the red padlock beside your domain name.
Disable the "Whois Privacy" on your domain name in case it is applied. This can be re-enabled at a later date from your new 1&1 domain.
Underneath the "Domain Details", click on "Show Code" next to the "Transfer Auth Code" option. This authorization code is required by 1&1 to begin the domain transfer.
Your domain transfer should be approved by mail.com in 5-7 days, after which you will be ready to get started with your 1&1 domain.
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