How can I use my USD200 credit?

Use your USD200 free credit to explore Azure services during the first 30 days after signing up for your free account. Combined with 25+ services that are always free, here are just a few ideas of what you can do with your free account:

  • Test and deploy enterprise apps. Use Azure Virtual Machines, Managed Disks, and SQL databases while providing high availability and network performance with Load Balancer.
  • Create custom mobile experiences. Build based on your customers’ interests and behavior using App Service and Azure Cosmos DB, Xamarin, HockeyApp, and Traffic Manager.
  • Gain insights from your data. Make better decisions and create finer experiences using Machine Learning, Data Lake Analytics, and HDInsight.

Related questions and answers

  • You get easy access to Azure Support by going online to the Azure portal and submitting a support request. Access to subscription management and billing support is included with your Microsoft Azure subscription, and technical support is provided through one of the Azure Support Plans. For step-by-step guidance for the Azure portal, see How to create an Azure support request. Alternatively, you can create and manage your support tickets programmatically using the Azure Support ticket REST API.

  • Yes. Azure Stack Hub is an extension of Azure and the support for Azure Stack Hub is included in the Standard, Professional Direct, and Premier paid support plans. Please note that Stack is not included in the Developer paid support plan.

  • We have designed our Azure Support plans to meet different business needs. Paid support plans provide access to Technical Support for break-fix issues on a 24x7 basis. Higher tiers of support plans offer faster initial response times and access to Advisory support, Configuration Optimization Reviews, and other benefits. More information about the existing support plans can be found at the Azure Support Plans page.

    Azure Stack Hub is covered by the Standard, Pro Direct and Premier support plans.

  • No. Starting is free. When you sign up, your free account starts with a free trial subscription, which includes a USD200 credit to explore Azure services for 30 days, plus 12 months of free popular services and more than 25 services that are always free. At the end of your first 30 days, you can continue using your free products after you upgrade your account to a Pay-As-You-Go Azure subscription and remove the spending limit. If you stay within the service quantities included for free, you won’t have to pay anything.

  • After the 30-day grace period, you are no longer able to renew your Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription. Also, your faculty, staff, and students will lose access to the software in your Education Hub Store. You must re-enroll in the program to receive a new subscriber ID number. After the subscriber ID number is activated, your students regain access to the Education Hub Store.