Document history - AWS Management Console

Document history

The following table describes important changes to the AWS Management Console Getting Started Guide, beginning in March 2021.

Change Description Date

Page updated

Changing your password page updated. For more information, see Changing your password.

June 18, 2024

New pages added

New pages added to describe how to access the Services menu and AWS event notifications. For more information, see Accessing the Services menu and Accessing AWS notifications and Health events.

June 18, 2024

Page updated

What is the AWS Management Console? page updated. For more information, see What is the AWS Management Console?.

June 18, 2024

Get support

A new page added to describe how to get support. For more information, see Getting support.

June 18, 2024

Unified Navigation and AWS Console Home

New pages added to describe how to work with the console. For more information, see Using the AWS Management Console navigation bar via Unified Navigation and Using AWS Console Home.

June 18, 2024

Chat with Amazon Q

A new settings page detailing how users can ask AWS questions to Amazon Q Developer. For more information, see Chat with Amazon Q Developer.

May 29, 2024


A new page that introduces myApplications. For more information, see What is myApplications on AWS?.

November 29, 2023

Configuring Unified Settings

A new settings page for configuring settings and defaults that apply to the current user, including language and region. For more information, see Configuring Unified Settings.

April 6, 2022

New AWS Console Home UI

New AWS Console Home UI, which includes widgets for displaying important usage information and shortcuts to AWS services. For more information, see Working with widgets.

February 25, 2022

Changing the Console language

Choose a different language for the AWS Management Console. For more information, see Changing the language of the AWS Management Console.

April 1, 2021

Launching CloudShell

Open AWS CloudShell from the AWS Management Console and run AWS CLI commands. For more information, see Launching AWS CloudShell.

March 22, 2021