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Sign up for a free trial account on SAP Cloud Platform

By lpareek

How to sign up for a free trial account on SAP Cloud Platform

You will learn

You will register with the SAP website and then “upgrade” your account (at no cost) for the SAP Cloud Platform trial.

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Step 1: Log into the SAP website

At the upper-right corner of this tutorial page (or any page on www.sap.com), click the Log On icon. If you have an account on www.sap.com (e.g. an S, C, D or I number) you can enter it or the associated email along with your password.

log on icon

If you don’t have an account yet, you can select one of the other login methods or click Register to create an account.

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Step 2: Register at sap.com

If you clicked Register in the previous step, you will see a Register dialog. Fill in the required fields, and click Register.

register dialog

You will get a message that an activation link has been sent to you.

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Step 3: Activate your account

Once again in the upper-right corner of this tutorial page (or any page on www.sap.com) click on the Log On button.

Enter the same credentials you used to log into the SAP.com website.

log into SAP

If you have just registered in the step above you may get a log-in error until you activate your account via the email link sent.

not activated

After activating your account, you will see the following screen. Click continue.

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Step 4: Upgrade your SAP.com registration

After activation, or if you already had an SAP account, go to the SAP Cloud Platform Trial (https://account.hanatrial.ondemand.com/) page and click on the Log On button.

SAP Cloud Platform trial home page

Assuming you don’t already have a SAP Cloud Platform trial account, you will see an Upgrade your account for SAP.com dialog. If so, fill out all fields and click Register. This simply adds the SAP.com registration to your login account on SAP Cloud Identity. There is no cost associated with this registration.

upgrade account dialog
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Step 5: Access the SAP Cloud Platform cockpit

Once you have accepted the Terms and Conditions and registered, the SAP Cloud Platform Regions page will load.

Click on the Neo Trial button at the top or on the Europe (Rot) - Trial tile to access your free Personal Trial Account.

SAP Cloud Platform cockpit

You can then review the latest News and Announcements.

SAP Cloud Platform cockpit
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Step 6: Validate the SAP Cloud Platform cockpit URL

Close the News and Announcements dialog box.

Copy the URL for your SAP Cloud Platform Personal Trial Account cockpit, and paste it in the text field below then click on Validate.

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Updated 11/30/2017

Time to Complete

5 mins

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