Add A New Subscription To An Existing Azure Account

Prerequisite: Please refer to my previous article,

We have learned how to create a new Azure Account.

You might have to create multiple subscriptions for the following reasons if:

  • You want to manage the resources associated with the different departments separately.
  • You want to manage the resources associated with the different environments separately (ex: Development, Staging, Production etc.)
  • You want to manage the resources associated with the different customers or projects.

Let’s see how to create a new subscription. Click the account name in the top right hand corner in Azure portal.

create

In the popup menu, clicking the “View my bill”  shown in the screenshot above will take you to the Account management page, as shown below:

View my bill

In the screenshot shown above, click “Account Center” link, which will take you to the following page:

Account Center

The screenshot, shown above, lists all the subscriptions, available in the account. Currently, we have only one subscription named “Developer Program Benefit”. Let’s click “add subscription” button to create a new subscription. You will be taken to the following page after clicking the “add subscription” button.

Below is the list of all types of offers, which Microsoft provides: 

types

We will be going with “Free Trial”. Thus, click “Free Trial” link, as shown in the screenshot, shown above.

You will be taken to the following screen, where you need to verify your mobile number along with the credit card details.

types

Free Trail

Provide your mobile number and click “Send text message” button, as shown in the screenshot, shown above.

You will receive a code to your mobile number. Please provide the same.
Send text message

Please provide the code, which you received on your mobile in the new text box, which appears as soon you click on the “Send text message” textbox.

Now, click the “Verify code” button to verify the code. If the verification process is successful, you will get a confirmation message “Complete”, as shown in the screenshot, shown:
Complete

As explained in the above screenshot, you will not be charged. You can also change the payment method by clicking the “change payment method”.

If you are all set, agree to the terms and conditions, click “Sign up” button, as shown in the screenshot, shown below:

Sign up

You will see something, as shown below, after clicking on the “Sign up” button.

Sign up
After a few seconds, you will be taken to another page, as shown below:

page

That’s it, we have created a new Subscription. You can review the same in the “Account Center” page.

Account Center
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