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How to Change Domain Name Server in GoDaddy

February 20, 2013 By: Jono Category: Wordpress tricks

how to change domain name server in godaddy

How to Change Domain Name Server in GoDaddy – One thing you should know that the domain and hosting are two different things. But, both of them related to each other if you want to create a website or a blog custom domain.

How domain and hosting can be connected? Both of them can be connected if the address of the Hosting Name Server is used as the address of the Name Server on a domain control you have.

To change the domain name server control cannot be done through the cPanel, but you have to change the domain name server control through the place where you buy a domain. For example, I use GoDaddy as a registrar, so I have to change the domain name server control via my GoDaddy account. Similarly of the other registrar.

Information from Hosting Name Server

When you purchase a hosting package, for example: you buy a hosting package at hawkhost.com, and then you will get an email notification of all information concerning your hosting account.
information about name server Based on the picture, Name Server you should enter into the setting of the Name Server in your domain control are:
Nameserver 1: ns1.hawkhost.com
Nameserver 2: ns2.hawkhost.com

How to Change Domain Name Server in GoDaddy

If you buy a new domain, make sure you get a domain controller. For access domain control, please ask the support section where you buy the domain. Because each domain service providers have access to the domain control is different. Here I will give an example, how to change the domain name server control on GoDaddy (because GoDaddy is one of the service providers of the most famous domain).

  1. Please visit godaddy.com and login to your account.
  2. Then click My Account in the top left corner. Then on the Product tab menu, select a domain and click Launch.
    domain launch in godaddy
  3. Click the domain name that you want to change the name servers.
    select your domain
  4. It will show the details of these domains, then you are looking for Nameservers > click Set Nameservers.
    how to change domain name server
  5. Then select the option ‘I have specific nameservers for my domains‘, fill Nameserver 1 and Nameserver 2 based on the address of the Name Server of your hosting. At Nameserver 3 and Nameserver 4 leave it blank. If the Name Server address is correct, click OK.
    change domain name servers

Note, after changing Name Server, your domain will not be instantly connected with the hosting, but need time to connect domain with the hosting. That’s all from me, how to change domain name server in GoDaddy, may be useful for you.

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