Domain Registrar Lock

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In this tutorial we will show how to manage your domain registrar lock in your billing control panel.

The domain registrar lock is a setting on the registry level that prevents any major changes to the domain such as domain transfers (prevents domain theft), contact information changes, etc. We default every new domain to having the registrar lock enabled for security purposes. Please follow the below steps on enabling / disabling this registrar lock.

  1. Login to your account at

  2. Secure url.png

  3. In the top-navigation menu click on 'Domain Registrations', then click on 'My Domains'.

  4. My domains menu.png

  5. You should now see a list of your active, cancelled, and expired domains that you've had in your account as shown in the screenshot below:

  6. My domains list.png

  7. To the right of the domain you wish to manage click the wrench icon, or select the drop-down and choose 'Manage Domain'.

  8. Manage domain options.png

  9. You will now be in the management portal for the domain in question. You will see a menu bar on the left side of the page with all the available options to manage for a domain. Click on the menu item labeled 'Registrar Lock'.

  10. Registrar lock menu.png

  11. You should now see the current status of the registrar lock (enabled or disabled). If it's currently enabled and you want to disable the registrar lock temporary then click the red button labeled 'Disable Registrar Lock' as shown in the screenshot below:

  12. Disable registrar lock.png

    Note: If you disable the registrar lock for a quick task that needs to be done be sure to enable the registrar back once that task is complete for your domains security.

  13. If the regitsrar lock is currently disabled and you want to enable the registrar lock then click the green button labeled 'Enable Registrar Lock' as shown in the screenshot below:

  14. Enable registrar lock.png