How can I change the nameservers for my domain?

In order to change the nameservers for your domain please do the following:

  • Sign in to your Namecheap account
  • Click on your username - it will be on the black bar located at the top of the page
  • Go to Manage Domains
  • Click on the domain you would like to edit
  • Click on Transfer DNS to Webhost (or Domain Name Server Setup) to setup the nameservers for your domain
  • Select Specify Custom DNS Servers (Your own DNS Servers) option and enter the nameservers accordingly
  • Click Save changes

Note that it may take up to 24-48 hours for the changes to take effect worldwide.

NB: Do *not* select ‘Use Namecheap Hosting DNS Servers’ or input dns1.namecheaphosting.com/
dns2.namecheaphosting.com or dns1.web-hosting.com/ dns2.web-hosting.com nameservers unless you are using Namecheap web-hosting services for your domain.

You can also take a look at our video tutorial:


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