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 Google Apps

Already owned your domain when you signed up for Google Apps? 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 Google Apps

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

Don’t remember your partner host?

  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click Domains (if you don't see it displayed, click More controls).
  3. Click Add/remove domains. Your partner host is listed next to your domain.
GoDaddy
  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click Domains.
    (If you don't see Domains in your dashboard, you may need to select More controls to view the Domains option.)
    Where is it?
  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. This takes you to a GoDaddy sign-in page.
  6. Sign in to the GoDaddy Domain Manager using your GoDaddy sign-in name and password.
  7. Select the domain name that you want to unlock.
  8. Above the list of domains, click Locking.
  9. Select Unlock.
  10. Click OK.

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. From the GoDaddy Domain Manager, select the domain you wish to transfer.
  2. In the Domain Enhancements section, under Privacy, click Manage.
  3. Sign in to the Domains by Proxy site. (Your sign-in credentials are different from those for the GoDaddy Domain Manager. Click Forgot your login information to retrieve your credentials.)
  4. Select Private Domains.
  5. Select the domain name you're transferring.
  6. Click Cancel Selected.
  7. Click OK OK.
eNom

To unlock your domain with eNom:

  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click Domains.
    (If you don't see Domains in your dashboard, you may need to select More controls to view the Domains option.)
    Where is it?
  3. Click Add/remove domains.
  4. Click Advanced DNS settings and locate your eNom password.
  5. Send an email to eNom at GoogleClients@enom.com with the following information: your domain name, eNom password, and a brief description of your unlock request.
domaindiscount24 (key_systems)
  1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
  2. Click Domains.
    (If you don't see Domains in your dashboard, you may need to select More controls to view the Domains option.)
    Where is it?
  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 Google Apps, 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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