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This easy to follow step by step guide will allow you to transfer your domain from 1&1 to WeHost with ease.

Note: Before you initiate the transfer make sure you have access to the domains registered owners email address, check the WHOIS output for your domain to find this out. Both registrars use this email address to send you important information about the transfer. If it is invalid, contact your current registrar to update it.

UK Domain Names (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, plc.uk, ltd.uk)

To initiate your domain transfer to WeHost

1. Place your domain transfer to WeHost by visiting the Transfer Domains page. Enter your domain in the Transfer Existing Domain box and click transfer. Follow and complete the 3 stage checkout process.

To Complete The Transfer

2. Log in to your 1&1 account.

3. Select the contract that contains the domain.

4. Select either Cancel Entire Contract or Cancel Selected Domains.

5. Choose the Execute On option for the domain.

6. Change the cancellation option to Change Provider and click Continue.

7. Enter our IPS tag: GANDI.

7. Click Finish and allow 24hrs for the move take place.

All Other Domain Names (.com etc)

1. Log in to your 1&1 account.

2. Choose the contract that contains the domain.

3. Select either Cancel Entire Contract or Cancel Selected Domains.

4. Choose the Execute On option for the domain.

5. Change the cancellation option to Change Provider and click Continue.

6. Go to the admin.1and1. control panel (not the contract.1and1 control panel) and unlock your domain.

7. Click Domains, then select your domain and click Info.

8. You will then see the Authorization code (EPP Key), make note of this code.

9. Place your domain transfer to WeHost by visiting the transfer domains page. Enter your domain in the transfer existing domain box and click transfer. Follow and complete the 3 stage checkout process.

10. Enter your auth code (EPP key) in the ‘transfer request’ email you receive. Once the auth code (EPP Key) is entered your transfer will be processed and completed within a few days.

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