1&1 Internet, Inc.: How do I transfer my domain from 1&1?

A simple 9 step guide for solving this common 1&1 Internet, Inc. problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Email address on the account, Password
You should first make sure your domain is capable of being transferred. You should make sure the domain: has not been registered or transferred in the last 60 days; must have public registration; the account containing the domain must be in good standing; the domain's contact information should be updated; the domain must be unlocked for transfer
Backup all website files, databases, e-mail accounts, and take note of any DNS settings or subdomains created under the domain as no data or configuration will transfer with the domain!
Log in to your account
Click Manage Domains
Click the arrow icon next to the domain name you wish to transfer
Click Transfer to Another Provider from the Domain Settings
Click the Disabled link
They will then send you a confirmation email
At this point your domain is ready to transfer to the new provider. The new provider must then contact 1&1 on your behalf and complete the transfer. It can take up to 5 days for this to happen. Have the new provider contact 1&1.
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Author: Adam • July 18th, 2016

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After thousands of 1&1 Internet, Inc. customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: 1&1 Internet, Inc.: How do I transfer my domain from 1&1?; We live in Woschbach Wesostr. **a and our max speed is *mb*s they know why . But is there any way or something to fix that issue . Thanks; How long take to tranfer domain from bluehost to *and*; Domain has expired even when auto-renew was on.; My site does not show up on the internet.... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 9 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 76 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting 1&1 Internet, Inc.. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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