How to Change Name Servers with BigRock

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 name servers at

Step 1: Find 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 name servers, please read the following article:

Step 2: Update Your DNS

  1. Sign in to your control panel at
  2. Select the domain name to be updated.
  3. Click Order Information.
Note: If the domain name is locked or suspended, it will first need to be unlocked/unsuspended before proceeding further.
  1. Click the Name Servers link.
  2. Input the information found in your HostGator welcome email.
  3. Click Update Name Servers.
Once you have made updates at the registrar, there will be 24-48 hours of DNS propagation time during which your website and email may not be available.

HostGator customers can change their domain DNS within the cPanel interface. For more information, please see the related articles: