Restart Domain Transfer with GoDaddy

In order to successfuly transfer domain name registration from your current domain registrar to a new registrar, your domain must meet at least the following criteia: 1). purchased or transferred to your current domain for more than 60 days; 2) domain not locked; 3) domain privacy is disabled; 4) admin contact email is valid and you have access to it; 5) get the valid EPP code. For example, if your domain is currently managed with Webhost4life, you can refer to this guide to unlock domain name before transfer it away. This tutorial shows you the steps to disable domain WHOIS privacy. In another related post, we discussed how you can transfer domain to GoDaddy. If you missed any steps and received errors during the domain transfer process, you will need to follow below steps to restart the domain transfer.

How to Restart Domain Transfer with GoDaddy?

One most frequently seen issue with domain transfer failure is the incorrect contact email address for the domain administrator. You need to log on your domain or hosting account with current registrar to double check the email account on file is a valid one and you have acces to retrieve emails from it. If you update the administrative email address at your current registrar, please restart this transfer within your GoDaddy account manager.

  • Go to the GoDaddy home page and click Sign In. Log in with your username or customer number and password.
  • Next to Domains, click Manage.
  • From the Domains menu, select Transfers. You can then find all your pending transfers.
  • Select the domain name(s) from the Pending Transfers IN tab, and then click Restart Transfer button from the top tool bar.

restart domain transfer godaddy

After that you will get a pop-up dialogue like below.

confirm to restart domain transfer to godaddy

Click OK to restart your domain transfer to GoDaddy. After that, GoDaddy will grap the most recent domain and contact info from the sending registrar or WHOIS database and email you a new transfer ID with transaction ID, transfer code and other info you need in order to authorize domain transfer. Check out following link for a complete guide to transfer domains to GoDaddy.

One comment

  1. Hi

    I have a transfer for a domain that is grey out after i canceled

    I need to restart it to finish the change but the domain appeared locked on your site but not on the site of the reseller.

    can you help

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