Amazon Simple Notification Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2010-03-31)

Before You Begin

To use Amazon SNS, you need an AWS account. If you don't already have one, use the following procedure.

To sign up for AWS account

  1. Open, and then choose Create an AWS Account.


    This might be unavailable in your browser if you previously signed into the AWS Management Console. In that case, choose Sign in to a different account, and 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 PIN using the phone keypad.

To get started with Amazon SNS

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

  2. Choose the Get Started button.

    You should now be on the SNS Home page.