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How to Change Name Servers with Tucows

While HostGator cannot modify DNS at third party registrars on your behalf, we can provide you with instructions on how to do so. Here's how you can change your DNS at Tucows.

Tucows primarily offers services to resellers, but does have a retail brand called Hover. If a WHOIS search indicates that Tucows is the registrar, the domain itself is most likely registered through one of their many resellers or with Hover.

Step 1: Find the DNS for Your Hosting Account

The first step is to find out which name servers you should use for your HostGator hosting account; this varies by server and type of hosting. For instructions on how to find your DNS, please read the following article:

Step 2: Change your DNS

You will need to visit the website or contact the reseller that you registered your domain with to change the name servers. Since Tucows offers resellers an API, reseller websites can vary dramatically; so it is hard to give specific instructions that would work across all Tucows resellers.

Tucows does have a retail brand called Hover, and if you registered your domain through Hover, then you can find the directions here: