Domain Name Self-Help

What is a domain name?

The domain name is essentially your company’s Internet address; the same way your company’s street address is used to find your offices, a domain name is used to find your website. Considering this, pick a domain name that’s memorable and relevant!

How do I transfer a domain into Easily?

Please follow the instructions below for transferring your domain name (s) Easily

1. Click here to go to our website

2. Select ‘Transfer in’ on the top left hand side of the page:

3. Enter the domain name(s) you wish to transfer to Easily in the space provided and click Start Transfer

4. Select whether you would like to use the Easily name servers or not (if you select no, you will need to confirm with your existing provider that they will continue to provide service for your domain name(s) after the transfer has completed.)

5. If you are transferring a domain to Easily.co.uk that requires an authorisation code (and you have already obtained it from your current provider), you can enter this code into the box supplied when placing your transfer order. If you do not yet have your authorisation code, you can proceed with your order and submit the authorisation code via a link that we will email you

6. Click in the check box to confirm your acceptance of the Easily terms and conditions

7. Click “Add to Basket”

8. Click Make purchase – you will now be prompted to enter your username and password, if you do not have an account with us then please select ‘New Customer’ and follow the instructions to set up an account

9. Select ‘Checkout’ and complete the payment process

Once you have completed these steps you will immediately receive an email, confirming receipt of your order.

You will then receive an email with instructions for completing your transfer (the process depends on what suffix you are transferring, for example the transfer process for a .co.uk is different to the process for a Top Level Domain (.com, .net, .org, etc.).

All correspondence regarding your transfer will be sent out to the contact email address listed on your account. The email address must have passed Registrant Verification before you may proceed with the transfer.

How do I transfer a domain out of Easily?

Should you wish to transfer the management your domain name to another provider, please follow the instructions below:

.uk domain names(.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk)

To transfer your “.uk” domain please do the following:

–         A transfer of management of a .uk domain name is known as an TAG transfer

–         To initiate this process, you will need the Nominet TAG (also known as an IPS TAG) of the provider to which you wish to transfer your domain name. Example Easily’s TAG is “WEBCONSULTANCY”

 

To change the TAG please see below:

    1. Go to www.easily.co.uk
    2. In the top right corner please click on the “My Account” button. If you’ve misplaced your My Account login details, please see Forgotten login.
    3. Click (D) “Administer My Domain Names”
    4. You will be presented with a screen showing all your domain names
    5. To the right of the domain you want to transfer click the  button (T) “Transfer Domains”
    6. Scroll down to “Transferring the management of your domain name(s) to another provider.”
    7. Enter the relevant information
    8. Enter the Nominet TAG in the last box
    9. Click Transfer

 

Please note: The speed of the domain transfer is dependent on the receiving company. The transfer will not be instantaneous and will take a minimum of 24 hours.

 

 

generic Top Level Domains (.com, .net, .org, .biz & .info)

 

IMPORTANT: gTLD names can only be transferred if more than 60 days have elapsed since the initial registration and have more than 30 days remaining prior to the expiry date.

 

 

To transfer your domain:

 

    1. Go to www.easily.co.uk
    2. In the top right corner please click on the “My Account” button. If you’ve misplaced your My Account login details, please see Forgotten login.
    3. Click  (D) “Administer My Domain Names”
    4. You will be presented with a screen showing all your domain names
    5. To the right of the domain you want to transfer click the  button (T) “Transfer Domains”
    6. Scroll down to “Transferring the management of your domain name(s) to another provider.”
    7. Enter the relevant information
    8. Click Transfer Domain
    9. The auth code will be emailed to your contact email address and the domain name will be prepared for transfer away

 

Please note: The speed of the domain transfer is dependent on the receiving company. The transfer will not be instantaneous and will take a minimum of 5 days.

How do I change the IPS Tag on my domain name?

To change the TAG please see below:

    1. Go to www.easily.co.uk
    2. In the top right corner please click on the “My Account” button. If you’ve misplaced your My Account login details, please see Forgotten login.
    3. Click  “Administer My Domain Names”
    4. You will be presented with a screen showing all your domain names
    5. To the right of the domain you want to transfer click the  button “Transfer Domains”
    6. Scroll down to “Transferring the management of your domain name(s) to another provider.”
    7. Enter the relevant information
    8. Enter the Nominet TAG in the last box
    9. Click Transfer

How do I obtain the authorisation/EPP code for my domain name?

Once you’ve initiated the transfer process from your account, the authorisation/EPP code will be sent to your admin email address.

How do I change the admin contact for a domain name?

Updating the contact details of your domain name

You can update the contact details for your domain names via your online account following the instructions below:

1. Go to www.easily.co.uk

2. In the top right corner please click on the My Account button. If you’ve misplaced your My Account login details, please see Forgotten login

3. Click (D) Administer My Domain Names

4.You will be presented with a screen showing all your domain names

5. To the right of the domain you want to update click the (T) button for Transfer and Administer Domains

6. Select the 2nd option to update the contact details of your domain name

7. Enter the data for all information marked as * Required If you would like to use the contact information associated with your account then click on the link above the fields and the details will pre-fill for you

8. Select submit

9. You will then receive confirmation of your order