Amazon Simple Storage Service
Getting Started Guide

Sign Up for Amazon S3

To use Amazon S3, you need an AWS account. If you don't already have one, you'll be prompted to create one when you sign up for Amazon S3. You will not be charged for Amazon S3 until you use it. For information on Amazon S3 features, pricing, and to see the FAQ, go to the Amazon S3 product page.

To sign up for Amazon S3

  1. Go to and choose Get started with Amazon S3.

  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

AWS will notify you by email when your account is active and available for you to use.