Amazon Simple Storage Service
Console User Guide

How Do I Disable Cross-Region Replication for an S3 Bucket?

If you are in the old Amazon S3 console, to use the new console, choose Opt In in the following box, which appears on the old Amazon S3 console home page. Note that Opt In is not available in all Regions.  

                            Opt-in to new Amazon S3 console UI

Cross-region replication is the automatic, asynchronous copying of objects across buckets in different AWS Regions. For more information, see Cross-Region Replication in the Amazon Simple Storage Service Developer Guide.

Cross-region replication requires that versioning must be enabled on both your source bucket and your destination bucket that is in a different region. For more information, see How Do I Enable or Suspend Versioning for an S3 Bucket?.

To disable cross-region replication of an S3 bucket to another bucket

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at

  2. In the Bucket name list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to disable cross-region replication for.

  3. Choose Properties.

  4. Under Advanced settings, choose Cross-region replication.

  5. Choose Disable cross-region replication.

  6. Choose Save.