Transferring an existing domain name involves changing the domain registrar that provides the domain registration service, so after the transfer, you’ll have to manage things like renewal fees or DNS record updates through the new company. The transfer procedure is standard with most universal and country-specific domain extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and entail different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain involves several basic steps and one of them is unlocking the domain name. The domain lock is a safety option, which is being embraced by more and more domain name registry operators. It is a standard feature supported by all gTLDs. If a domain is locked, it will be impossible to start a transfer process, so nobody can even try to steal your domain name. The lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain is registered and all new domain names that support this option are locked by default when they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Cloud Web Hosting

If you purchase a cloud web hosting plan from our company, you’ll be able to manage all domain names registered through us via our Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to unlock any of them with just a few clicks of the mouse. All registrations will be shown in alphabetical order in the Domain Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and for each one of them you’ll see a tiny padlock sign. Clicking it will show you the current security lock status. If the domain name is locked and you want to transfer it away, you will just have to click once again and you will be all set. Locking a domain name is just as easy and since the domain names are managed in the same place as the hosting account itself, you won’t need to log in and out of different systems.