How do i transfer my old expired domain name from my old account to my new account?

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How do i transfer my old expired domain name from my old account to my new account? I just paid for Yola Silver on my new account and wanted to use my 1 domain name credit from the Yola Silver package to renew that old domain for my new account.. The old domain expired about 2 months ago, I have followed all the steps available and no luck it says not available, not directed at yola, ect.. Thank you!
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Hello betterbuiltbullies.david,

If you have a domain name that has already been expired for 2 months, unfortunately, we are not able to recover this for you.

It will go through a deletion process at the registrar, and then will be offered back up for purchase once it is available. Regardless of where you register your domain, the domain registrar only has a 30 day window in which to retrieve lapsed domains.

This is to protect users who let their domains lapse in error while still keeping the process moving forward to prepare domains for sale again.

Your only option at this stage is to wait for the domain to be released and then repurchase it. To do this, you will first need to unpublish your site by following the steps on this link: How to unpublish your site.

You can check if you domain is available and repurchase it with your domain credit.