Learn how to transfer your domain names from 1and1 to Ecenica. We include steps for unlocking your domain, updating an IPS Tag (.uk domains) and obtaining an EPP code (Domain Auth Code).

How to unlock a domain

Follow these steps to unlock your domains before transferring to Ecenica.

  1. Log in to 1&1.
  2. Click Domains.
  3. Select the domain you wish to transfer.
  4. Click Advanced Settings. Click Continue.
  5. Click Registration & Transfer
  6. Click the slider to disable the Domain transfer lock.

How to request an EPP Code (Domain Authorisation Code)

  1. Log in to 1&1.
  2. Click Domains.
  3. Select the domain you wish to transfer.
  4. Click Advanced Settings. Click Continue.
  5. Click Registration & Transfer
  6. Click Show authorisation code
  7. Carefully copy down the domain authorisation code. We’ll prompt you for your EPP code when submitting your domain transfer with Ecenica.

How to change an IPS tag (Nominet Tag)

  1. Log in to 1&1.
  2. Select your package which holds your domains.
  3. Select Individual domains/additional items then click Next.
  4. Check the box next to the domains you wish to transfer.
  5. Select Change of provider from the Cancellation option drop-down list.
  6. Select As soon as possible
  7. Click Next
  8. In the Provider-Tag: field, enter ECENICA.
  9. Click Confirm
  10. Double check the summary screen. Click Confirm
  11. 1&1 will send an email to you. Follow the instructions to confirm and complete transfer of your .uk domain to Ecenica