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Why Should I lock/unlock a domain name


Registrar Lock is an additional security feature available for some of the domain TLDs that we offer (.com, .net, .biz, .org, .us, .in, .me, .tv, .cc, .nu, .asia).

This security feature prevents domain name transfers. That way nobody can transfer your domain name and seize control over it without your authorization. The Registrar Lock function can be enabled or disabled by the domain owner. By default, newly registered domains are locked by our system but they could be unlocked at any time.

If you are trying to transfer a domain name to our company and the domain name status is "locked" or "transfer prohibited", you must contact your current registar and request to have the domain name unlocked for transfer.

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