This topic describes how to automatically renew a Realtime Compute instance. You can enable or disable auto-renewal for an instance or change the auto-renewal duration for an instance.

Enable auto-renewal

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Billing and then Renew.
  3. On the page that appears, click the Manual or Nonrenewal tab.
  4. In the instance list, find the target instance and click Enable Auto Renewal in the Actions column.
  5. In the Enable Auto Renewal dialog box, select your expected renewal duration from the Unified Auto Renewal Cycle drop-down list.
  6. Click Auto Renew.

Disable auto-renewal

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Billing and then Renew.
  3. Click the Auto tab.
  4. In the instance list, find the target instance and click Enable Manual Renewal in the Actions column.
  5. In the Enable Manual Renewal dialog box, click OK.

Change the auto-renewal duration

  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud Management Console.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Billing and then Renew.
  3. Click the Auto tab.
  4. In the instance list, find the target instance and click Edit Auto Renewal in the Actions column.
  5. In the Edit Auto Renewal dialog box, select your expected renewal duration from the auto-renewal duration drop-down list.
  6. Click OK.