Transferring an already registered domain entails switching the registrar that handles the domain name registration service, so after the transfer, you’ll have to manage things like renewal fees or DNS updates through the new registrar. The transfer process itself is standard with most universal and country-specific top-level domain name extensions. Some country-code extensions are more specific and entail different steps, but in the general case transferring a domain entails a few basic steps and one of them is unlocking the domain. The lock is a security option, which is being embraced by more and more domain name registry organizations. It’s a default feature supported by all generic top-level domain names. If a domain is locked, it will be impossible to start a transfer process, so no one can even attempt to register your domain name. The lock can be removed only through the account where the domain name is registered and all new domain names that support this feature are locked by default the moment they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Shared Website Hosting

With a Linux shared website hosting service from our company, you’ll exert complete control over your domain names through our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel. You’ll be able to do anything you would like, including locking/unlocking any of the domains registered through us, as long as the particular top-level domain name extension supports this feature. Clicking on the padlock logo that you will notice next to any domain name registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking it once again will permit you to update that status. In case you wish to transfer a domain to another domain name registrar, you can initiate the procedure right away. Since unlocking a domain name through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect instantly, no propagation interval or any action on our end will be needed. Locking a domain is just as easy – you’ll just have to follow the exact same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers

Locking or unlocking any domain registered through us is truly easy and can be done through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel – the one via which you manage your semi-dedicated server. You will find all your domain names in the Domain Manager section and those whose extensions support the registrar lock option will have a padlock-like icon on their right. You can unlock any domain by clicking on its icon and since the update will take effect straight away, you’ll be able to initiate the domain name transfer procedure without having to wait for the status to be changed on WHOIS websites. If you change your mind and choose not to transfer the domain away from us, locking it once again will be just as easy and will not take more than a few clicks in your Hepsia Control Panel.