Unlock your domain with your domain host

If you want to transfer your domain or make changes to your domain's name servers, you'll need to first unlock your domain with your current domain host.

I brought my own domain to G Suite

Already owned your domain when you signed up for G Suite? Visit the support center of your domain host for unlocking instructions. Who is my domain host?

I purchased my domain when I signed up for G Suite

If you purchased your domain during sign-up, your domain is hosted by a G Suite partner host.

Don’t remember your partner host?

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Domains.

    To see Domains, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Add/remove domains. Your partner host is listed next to your domain.
GoDaddy
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Domains.

    To see Domains, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Add/remove domains.
  4. Click Advanced DNS settings and note your GoDaddy sign-in name and password.
  5. Click Sign in to DNS console.

     

  6. Sign in to the GoDaddy Domain Manager using your GoDaddy sign-in name and password.
  7. Above the domain name that you want to unlock, click Settings Settings and select Domain Settings.

    Domain Settings is selected from the Settings icon drop-down list.

  8. On the Domain Settings page, under Additional Settings, next to Domain lock, click Edit.
  9. Slide the domain lock off.

    The Domain Lock is set to Off.

If you want to transfer your domain from GoDaddy, you must also disable your Private Registration, which is managed through Domains by Proxy. After unlocking your domain, follow these steps:

  1. On the Domain Settings page, under Contact Information, click Remove privacy.

    The Remove Privacy option is selected.

  2. Click Yes, Remove Privacy.
eNom

To unlock your domain with eNom:

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Domains.

    To see Domains, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Add/remove domains.
  4. Click Advanced DNS settings and locate your eNom password.
  5. Click Sign in to DNS console and enter your domain name and password. 
  6. Click Login.
  7. Under Registrar Lock, click Edit.
  8. Select Disable.
  9. Click Save.
  10. At the top of the page, click the Contact Information tab.
  11. Under ID Protect, click Edit.
  12. Select Disable.
  13. Click Save.
domaindiscount24 (key_systems)
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Domains.

    To see Domains, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Advanced DNS settings and note your domaindiscount24 sign-in name and password.
  4. Click Sign in to DNS console. This takes you to a domaindiscount24 sign-in page.
  5. Sign in to the Domain Manager using your domaindiscount24 sign-in name and password.
  6. Under Transferlock, click dd24 lock icon next to the domain you want to unlock.
Google Domains

Google Domains (beta) is a domain registration service. It's separate from G Suite, and currently available only for users in the United States.

To unlock your domain:

  1. Go to domains.google.com. If you're not taken to the Google Domains console, click Manage your domains at the top right. If prompted, sign in using the account username and password you used to purchase your domain.
  2. Click  Gear icon  for the domain you want to unlock and scroll down to the Domain lock section.
  3. Click Unlock domain.

Note: If you don't see your domain listed, you may be signed in to a different account. Learn more about switching accounts.

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