This topic describes how to activate Tablestore. After Tablestore is activated, you can create an instance in the console as well as create and manage tables in the instance.


Before you use Tablestore, make sure that an Alibaba Cloud account is created and real-name verification is complete. If you do not have an Alibaba Cloud account, the system prompts you to create an Alibaba Cloud account when you activate Tablestore. For more information, see Create Your Alibaba Cloud Account.

Background information

Read Tablestore pricing.


  1. Log on to the Tablestore product page.
  2. Click Get it Free.
  3. On the Tablestore (Pay-As-You-Go) page, click Enable Now.
  4. On the Confirm Order page, read and select Tablestore (Pay-As-You-Go) Agreement of Service. Click Activate.
    After Tablestore is activated, click Management Console to access the Tablestore console.

    You can also click Console in the upper-right corner of the homepage. Click the fig_tablestore_control_001 icon. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Products > Tablestore to go to the Tablestore console.