What is a break-fix issue?

Break-fix issues are technical problems you experience while using Azure services. “Break-fix” is an industry term that refers to work involved in supporting a technology when it fails in the normal course of its function, requiring intervention by a support organisation to be restored to working order.

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  • Your Azure for Students subscription will provide you with access to certain software developer tools available to download for free. You must have a current, active Azure for Students subscription to access the software developer tools. Once you have signed up with Azure for Students, you can download this software through the Education Hub.

  • No, you can’t apply your credit to Azure Marketplace offers. However, many Azure Marketplace partners offer free trials and/or free tier plans for their solutions.

  • No. Signing up is free and does not require a credit card.

  • Azure for Students gets you started with USD 100 in Azure credits to be used within the first 12 months plus select free services (subject to change) without requiring a credit card at sign-up.

  • If you decide not to upgrade at the end of 12 months or after you've exhausted your USD 100 credit, whichever comes first, any products you've deployed will be decommissioned and you won't be able to access them. You can always come back within the next 90 days to upgrade your subscription.

  • As long as you use the service quantities included for free during the term, you won’t have to pay anything. Use your Azure for Students credits to pay for services you use over the free quantity included. To continue using Azure after you have exhausted your available credits, you may upgrade to a Pay-as-you-go subscription by contacting Azure Support. After you have upgraded, you will only pay for services you use over the free included quantity.