Transferring a 1&1 IONOS domain to Strikingly

If you have a domain with 1&1 IONOS, you can transfer it to Strikingly by following this guide. 

Step 1 - Start the transfer

  1. Go to the domain transfer page, or click "Transfer Domain to Strikingly" on your Dashboard > Domains.__2023-01-20_16.13.04.png

  2. Enter your domain and click "Transfer".mceclip1__2_.png

  3. Follow the steps below to authorize the transfer.WechatIMG-strikingly3.png
  4. Click "Continue Transfer".




Step 2 - Log in to 1&1 IONOS

Open a new browser window or tab to access your 1&1 IONOS account:

  1. Go to 1&1 IONOS, click Sign In, then log in to your account.
  2. If logging in doesn't automatically bring you to the Domains & SSL page, select this option from the drop-down menu at the top of the page.mceclip1__1_.png

  3. Click the domain you'd like to transfer.



Step 3 - Unlock your domain (if your domain is locked)

If your domain is locked, you'll need to unlock your domain on 1&1 IONOS:

  1. Click the "Renewal & Transfer" tab.
  2. In the "Domain transfer lock" section, ensure your domain is unlocked by confirming that the toggle is gray. If it's blue, click the toggle to unlock the domain.475_US_disable_transfer_lock_01.png



Step 4 - Get the authorization code

You'll need an authorization code from 1&1 IONOS:

  1. In the "Change provider" section, click "Show Authorization Code".Domains___SSL___IONOS-2.png

  2. Your authorization code will appear in a pop-up. WechatIMG-domain_1_1.png

  3. You need to copy and paste this code to the domain transfer form on Strikingly.WechatIMG-strikingly1.png


Step 5 - Complete the remaining steps on Strikingly

Follow the steps on Strikingly to complete your domain purchase and confirm the transfer in your email. It takes about 5 days for your registrar to release your domain to us. You don't have to do anything at this time. Your domain will show "Live" when the transfer process is complete.


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