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Microsoft Entra ID is the new name for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)

Get started with 12 months of free services.

Popular services free for 12 months

55+ other services free always

Secure access with Microsoft Entra ID (Azure Active Directory (Azure AD))

Enable single sign-on

Reduce sign-in friction and give users one-click access to your app or website for up to 10 apps per user.

Add all your users and groups

Manage up to 50,000 directory objects which can be used to create users and groups.

Simplify application access

Connect people with the apps they need across cloud, mobile, and on-premises apps.

Take advantage of free products

These products are free up to the specified monthly amounts. Some are always free to all Azure customers, and some are free for 12 months to new customers only.

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Get two more Azure services free for 12 months

Azure Files and Azure Media Services, Live and on-demand streaming are now free for 12 months when you create your Azure free account.
  • Azure Files

  • Azure Media Services, Live and on-demand streaming

Try Azure free—then only pay for what you use

After your USD$200 credit, only pay for what you use beyond the free amounts of services. With pay as you go, there’s no fee to maintain your Azure free account, and no upfront commitment. Cancel anytime.

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Get started with confidence by joining the weekly Azure Live Q&A session led by Azure experts. Learn how to get free services, architect solutions, manage resources, deploy apps and databases, and save money.

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Ready? Here’s a review of how it works

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Start free. Get USD$200 credit to use in 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of popular services and 55+ other services.
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After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep getting popular services and 55+ other services. Only pay if you use more than the free monthly amounts.

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After 12 months, you'll continue getting 55+ services free always—and still only pay for what you use beyond the free monthly amounts.