Can I use Azure for free?

With an Azure free account, you get 12 months of popular services for free, a USD200 credit to explore any Azure service for 30 days, plus more than 25 services that are always free. Create your free account here.

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  • All APIs in the S1 tier are charged at a flat rate of $5 per 1,000 transactions. Learn more about Azure Maps pricing

  • You can change the configuration of your Azure Maps account at any time. For instructions on how to make changes in the Azure portal, please see the documentation on managing the pricing tier of your Azure Maps account.

  • Microsoft is committed to ensuring your privacy. When you sign up for Azure using GitHub, the profile information that’s requested is used to check for the presence of an existing Microsoft account and to create a new account if needed. Once your information enters the Microsoft ecosystem, it’s protected by our terms of service and we don’t share it without your permission. Connecting your GitHub identity to a Microsoft account will not give Microsoft access to your code.

  • With GitHub identity support, you can use your existing GitHub account in place of a Microsoft account on Azure and other Microsoft sites. Learn more

  • If you use GitHub, we want to make it easy for you to get started with Azure. Now, you can take code all the way from repository to deployment in Azure using just your GitHub account. Sign up for an Azure free account with your GitHub account.

  • Microsoft is constantly assessing ways to improve your customer experience and align with your needs and expectations. Our “customer-first” approach will continue to drive how we develop products and invest in the future.