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I have changed my domain from https://wyzchef.com to https://wyzchef.sg I have both these domains verified as domain property in search console. In wyzhef.com domain property, I am trying to use the change of address option. I am getting the error "Couldn’t fetch the page http://wyzchef.com" under the Redirect 301 section.
My domain DNS is managed by Wordpress and currently, wyzchef.com redirect to wyzchef.sg. Also, in the error, I can see the domain Google is trying to access is http and not https.
Kindly suggest what can i do to change this address in search console.
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I see the same problem with my move and I submitted a feedback request to Google.
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hi,
have you found the solution ? I have the same problem
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I am also experiencing the same issue with the Change of Address tool saying "Couldn’t fetch the page" under the Redirect 301 section. I have a 301 redirect setup for the old domain so it should be redirecting to the new domain.
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Did google fix it? Not liking new search console at all. So many bugs.
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I just got the same error.
Anyone found the answer somewhere else?
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Not sure if it is related, but the http site redirects to the https site and then to the new domain. It would be better if it directly redirected to the new domain.
 
Do you have http, https, www and non-www sites verified for both domains?
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I am not getting the request for http://motohunt.app - it's probably that Chrome redirects it itself to its secure version because .app domains can only be hosted behind secure connections. So I can't control that...
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However, I did discover that I was issuing 308s instead of 301s. That was causing the original error. I manage to activate the "change address" action.
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Many thanks for taking the time to reply. Very much appreciates. I will follow up on your advise to see if it resolves the issue. Thanks.
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Hi, i'm facing the same problem. But i managed to solve it by the following steps as below:

Go to your Google Console.

1. Select your old property domain. Eg. OldDomain.com.
2. Click "URL Inspection" menu. (Refer snap
3. Type your old domain URL in the inspection address bar. Eg. https://olddomain.com then click ENTER.
4. After google inspection result appears (indicates URL is on Google), then Click "REQUEST INDEXING". This is to request google re-index again the OldDomain.com after 301 redirection setup.
5. Then, Finish.

Next, go to your google console, "Settings" >> "Change of Address" again and proceed the change address process again. Then, the validation should be ok after that and you can proceed the process successful until you get the "This site is currently moving" page.

You may get different result or may got it right, because I just did my try and error troubleshooting. :D
Hope this helps. 

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