how to update DNS name servers for domains registered with Network Solutions

Domain names/DNS > Name server update instructions
This article covers the steps necessary to change the name server records for domain names registered with Network Solutions. This information should be used when updating your domain name to point to your account at The instructions were gathered from the Network Solutions web site FAQs.
  • Go to
  • Click the "Manage Account" button at the top right corner
  • Enter your user id and password and click "Login"
  • From the account manager left-hand navigation, click "Manage Host Server"
  • In the text box on the left side of the page, enter the domain name server that you want to edit and click "Continue"
  • Enter the name server and IP address and click "Continue"
  • Both name servers are required
  • Click "Apply Change"
Additional Information

Name server updates typically take 12 to 24 hours, though in some cases the propagation of the change can take up to 72 hours. Site users may report problems accessing your site at during this time. Until propagation is complete, requests to your domain name may point to your previous host.

If you do not have the Account Number and Login, you can contact your previous hosting company or Network Solutions at 1-888-642-9675 for assistance. A Network Solutions representative can provide you with a "Customer Fax Form - Password Reset" form. Fill out that form and fax it back to Network Solutions to have the account password reset.

Please note that the procedures for making changes at Network Solutions are subject to change. If you find that any part of this article is inaccurate, please let our technical support department know so that we can update this article,thanks