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How to transfer my domain and unlock it?

How to transfer my domain and unlock it? I’m using GoDaddy as my domain provider.


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Hello,

DigitalOcean is not a domain name provider, so you can’t transfer your domain name to us.

However, what you could do is keep using GoDaddy as your domain provider, and change your nameservers to the DigitalOcean ones so that DigitalOcean could be your DNS provider as described in the documentation here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/networking/dns/

The DigitalOcean nameservers are:

  • ns1.digitalocean.com
  • ns2.digitalocean.com
  • ns3.digitalocean.com

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby