How To Change Domain Name Server In Godaddy, NameCheap, HioxIndia etc.?

In my last article, I wrote about selecting a good web hosting service provider for your blog. You will hear the term Domain Name Server (DNS) after your purchase a web hosting plan. The purchase email will consist of your login credentials along with IP address and Name Servers. You will have to update the name server by logging into your domain registrar’s account in order for your site to propagate.

Changing the Domain Name Server (DNS) is a very simple task. If you don’t know how to do it; need not worry. In this article I will show you how to change domain name server for Godaddy, NameCheap, Resellerclub etc. Steps listed below are almost going to be the same for most of the domain registrars.

Change Domain Name Server In Godaddy

Godaddy is the one of the most popular domain registrars used by many across the globe. If you have your domain registered with Godaddy then follow the steps listed below to change your domains name server.

Log into your Godaddy account using your login credentials. Click on the “+” sign next to Domains. You should find your domain name listed there.
picture of godaddy dashboard
Click on “Manage” under “Action” next to your domain name.
changing name server go daddy
You should find the default name servers under the category “Nameservers

Click on “Manage” under the default name servers. Click “Edit Nameservers” to change the default nameservers.
default nameservers godaddy
Click on “Ok” and thats all.

Changing Domain Name Server In NameCheap

NameCheap is another popular domain registrar which is more famous for selling domain names at cheaper rates. If you have your domain registered with NameCheap then follow the steps listed below to change your domain name server.

Login to your NameCheap account using your login credentials.
namecheap dash board
You will find the number of domains registered in your account. Just click on “View” next to it.
list of name cheap domains
Click on the domain name for which the name server needs to be changed. It will popup the information regarding your registered domain along with your contact informations.
domain information namecheap
Click on “Transfer DNS to Webhost” on the top left. It will display the option to input your domain name server.
dns transfer namecheap
Click on Save and thats all.

Changing Domain Name Server In Hiox India

Hiox India is another popular domain registrar in India. If you have your domain registered with Hiox India then follow the steps listed below to change the name server.

Login to your account using your login credentials. Click on Orders → My Invoices
Hiox India Domain List
Click on “Name Servers” and input your name server
HioxIndia Nameserver
Click on “Modify” and thats all.

Steps listed above will be almost the same for most of the domain registrars. After updating the name server it takes around 12-24 hours for the propagation to complete. As you can see it is really easy and its around two mins to change the domain name server. If you find anything difficult with any of the steps listed above or if you are using a different domain registrar and need help in changing domain name server then do let me know by commenting.

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