Step 1: Sign up for Amazon - MediaConvert
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China.

Step 1: Sign up for Amazon

To use AWS Elemental MediaConvert, you need an Amazon account. If you don't already have an account, you are prompted to create one when you sign up. You aren't charged for any Amazon services that you sign up for unless you use them.

To sign up for Amazon
  1. Open

  2. Follow the online instructions.

    Part of the sign-up procedure involves receiving a phone call and entering a verification code on the phone keypad.

    When you sign up for an Amazon Web Services account, an Amazon Web Services account root user is created. The root user has access to all Amazon Web Services and resources in the account. As a security best practice, assign administrative access to an administrative user, and use only the root user to perform tasks that require root user access.