Amazon Chime
Administration Guide

What Is Amazon Chime?

Amazon Chime is a communications service that transforms online meetings with a secure, easy-to-use application that you can trust. Amazon Chime works seamlessly across your devices so that you can stay connected. You can use Amazon Chime for online meetings, video conferencing, calls, and chat. You can also share content, both inside and outside your organization. Amazon Chime frees you to work productively from anywhere.

For more information, see Amazon Chime.

Administration Overview

As an administrator, you use the Amazon Chime console to perform key tasks, such as creating Amazon Chime accounts and managing users and permissions. To access the Amazon Chime console and create an Amazon Chime administrator account, first create an AWS account. For more information, see Prerequisites.

How to Get Started

After you complete the Prerequisites, you can create and configure your Amazon Chime administrative account, then add users to it. Choose Pro or Basic permissions for your users.

If you're ready to get started now, see the following tutorial:

For more information on user access and permissions, see Managing User Access and Permissions. For more information on the features that users with Pro and Basic permissions can access, see Plans and pricing.


With Amazon Chime usage-based pricing, you only pay for users with Pro permissions that host meetings, on the days that the meetings are hosted. Meeting attendees and chat users are not charged.

There is no charge for users with Basic permissions. Basic users cannot host meetings, but they can attend meetings and use chat. For more information on pricing and the features that users with Pro and Basic permissions can access, see Plans and pricing.


For more information about Amazon Chime, see the following resources: