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Upgrade my monitored domain to a backorder

Upgrading a monitored domain to a backorder will give you the chance to acquire a registered domain. You'll still get notifications if there are any updates to the domain after upgrading

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy Domain Control Center.(Need help logging in? Find your username or password.)
  2. Select Buy & Sell > Backorders and Monitoring.
    select buy and sell from menu
  3. Check the box next to the domain you'll be modifying, then select Upgrade to Backorder.
  4. Select Public for the backorder type.
  5. Select I have read and agree to ..., then select Next. If you don't have enough credits, select Buy Credits to purchase more, then come back here to complete the upgrade.
  6. Edit your contact information if necessary, then select Next.
  7. You'll see a confirmation message that your changes have been submitted and updates will process within a few minutes, then select OK.

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