Transferring an existing domain name entails switching the registrar company that provides the domain registration service, so after the transfer itself, you will have to manage things like renewal payments or DNS record modifications through the new registrar company. The transfer process itself is standard with most TLD extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain name entails a few basic procedures and one of them is unlocking the domain. The lock is a security option, which is being adopted by more and more domain registry organizations. It’s a default feature supported by all gTLDs. If a domain is locked, it won’t be possible to initiate a transfer procedure, so no one can even try to steal your domain. The domain lock can be removed only through the account where the domain is registered and all new domains that support this option are locked by default the moment they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Cloud Website Hosting

If you buy a cloud website hosting package from our company, you’ll be able to administer all domain names registered through us using our Hepsia Control Panel and you’ll be able to unlock any of them with only several mouse clicks. All registrations will be listed alphabetically in the Domain Manager section of the Control Panel and for each one of them you’ll see a mini padlock icon. Clicking it will show you the current security lock status. If the domain is locked and you wish to transfer it away, you will just need to click once more and you’ll be all set. Locking a domain is just as easy and since the domain names are administered in the exact same place as the hosting account itself, you will not need to log in and out of different Control Panels.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you wish to transfer a domain from our company to another domain registrar and you have a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to get the domain ready with only a couple of clicks of the mouse. All your domain name registrations will be shown in a separate section of the Hepsia Control Panel – the exact same tool via which you will manage your hosting account. If a given generic or country-code TLD supports the registrar lock feature, you will see a padlock icon. You can find out whether the domain is locked or not by clicking on that icon once and you can change the status by clicking again. That’s all it takes and there will be nothing else that you or we will have to do, so you can start the domain name transfer procedure straight away. The update will propagate instantly, so you won’t have to wait for the status to change on WHOIS lookup sites.