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How to transfer domain from Network Solutions

transfer domain nameIf you are going to transfer your domain name from Network Solutions to NameCheap then you can follow the easy to understand transfer process as listed below. Note that not all domains can be transferred as listed below. This is mainly for the top level domain names only. Other domains require a telephone call to release the domain.

If for example if you have a country domain ac an example .es which is Spanish and you wish to transfer the domain to NameCheap you now need to call Network Solutions to effect the change after you have unlocked the domain for transfer. Once the lock has been released you need to call 1-888-642-0209 being the support department of Network Solutions. You must know your account number and also the answers to your security questions. This also goes for removing your privacy protection from the domain before transfer.

You can contact Network Solutions here.

How to unlock your domain with Network Solutions

  • Login to your Network Solutions account
  • Then click Web Address (Domains) on the left menu tab
  • Now click on Manage Domain Names
  • Then click on the domain name you want like to unlock and transfer
  • Finally click Turn Off or Request Authorization in the Domain Protect row
  • Select Leave Domain Protect Off and click on Save

How to obtain EPP code from Network Solutions:

  • Login to your Network Solutions account
  • Then click on the Web Address (Domains) left menu tab
  • Click Manage Domain Names
  • Click on the domain name you would like to get the EPP code for
  • Click Turn Off or Request Authorization in the Domain Protect row
  • Select Request Authorization Code and click on Save

In most cases you will also need to disable the privacy protection service for the domain(s) which you wish to transfer. To disable private registration please contact Network Solutions Support If you are transferring your domain name to NameCheap then look at the monthly discounts they provide on the Coupon Page for NameCheap. If you are transferring many domains this makes for a huge saving.

Now that you have unlocked the domain and ready to transfer with the EPP code in hand this is how you transfer your domain name to NameCheap.

 

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