If you do not need the instance to be automatically renewed when its current billing cycle ends, we recommend that you disable the auto-renewal feature in advance.

Background information

If auto-renewal is enabled, the system automatically deducts fees from your account on the third day before the instance expires. Disable auto-renewal before the fund deduction if needed.

Disable auto-renewal on the Instances page.

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Instances & Images > Instances.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. Select a method to disable auto-renewal.
    • Disable auto-renewal for one ECS instance: Find the instance and choose More > Instance Settings > Configure Auto Renewal in the Actions column.
    • Disable auto-renewal for one or more ECS instances: Select the instances. At the bottom of the instances list, choose More > Instance Settings > Configure Auto Renewal.
  5. Turn off the Auto Renewal switch and click OK.

Disable auto-renewal on the Renewal page

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, choose Billing Management > Renew.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Elastic Compute Service.
  4. Click the Auto-Renew tab.
  5. Select a method to disable auto-renewal.
    • Disable auto-renewal for one ECS instance: Find the instance and click Modify Auto-Renew in the Actions column.
    • Disable auto-renewal for one or more ECS instances: Select the instances. At the bottom of the instances list, click Modify Auto-Renew.
  6. Select Disable Auto Renewal and click OK.
    Click the Manually Renew tab. The previously selected instances are displayed in the list, indicating that auto-renewal has been disabled.