Amazon Cognito
Developer Guide

Prerequisite: Sign Up for an AWS Account

To use Amazon Cognito, you need an AWS account. If you don't already have one, use the following procedure to sign up:

To sign up for an AWS account

  1. Open https://aws.amazon.com/, and then choose Create an AWS Account.

    Note

    If you previously signed in to the AWS Management Console using AWS account root user credentials, choose Sign in to a different account. If you previously signed in to the console using IAM credentials, choose Sign-in using root account credentials. Then choose Create a new AWS account.

  2. Follow the online instructions.

    Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a verification code using the phone keypad.

Next Step

Step 1. Create a User Directory with a User Pool

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