A Step-By-Step Guide to Boycotting GoDaddy.com How to Leave GoDaddy.com
Update: Dec. 29 is Leave GoDaddy day. Don't miss our guide to which ethical domain hosts you should use instead of GoDaddy.
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Go to GoDaddy.com's main page and log in normally.
Click on "Domain Manger" and then click the domain name you'd like to transfer.
Once in the correct domain account, click "More Settings."
Click on "Locking."
Uncheck "Lock Domains" and then click "OK."
Under where it says "Authorization Code," click "Send by Email."
GoDaddy will now send you an email containing an authorization code you'll need to finalize the transfer process.
Go to a new hosting page—we've chosen IWantMyName.com—and click "Transfer Domain." You'll then see the page above, where you'll enter the domain name you want to transfer.
Now you're going to be prompted to enter the authorization code GoDaddy sent you. Do that, and then you're almost done.
After you've authorized the transfer, you're going to get another email from GoDaddy begging you to not leave. Ignore that email and go back to GoDaddy.com one last time. Once there, go to your Domain Manager and click on "Domain Transfer
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