Page updated Jan 17, 2024

Getting started

AWS Amplify Studio is a visual development environment for building fullstack web and mobile apps. To learn more, see the Amplify Studio introduction.

Amplify Studio is available in the following regions: Amplify Studio service endpoints.

We recommend operating Amplify workloads in dedicated accounts so IAM principals not working with Amplify do not manipulate provisioned resources out-of-band.

Quick start guide

To use all of Amplify Studio's functionality, you will need an AWS account. You can take advantage of the AWS Free Tier to get started with no cost.

Create an AWS Account

If you already have an AWS account, you can begin using all of Amplify Studio's features. Log in to the AWS console, and click the button below to create a new project in Amplify Studio.

Create New Project

Next, follow these steps to deploy and launch Amplify Studio:

  1. Enter a name for your app and choose Confirm deployment.
  2. After your app deployment is complete, select the Backend environments tab.
  3. Select Launch Studio. This automatically launches Amplify Studio in a new tab.

Logging in and creating an app

Log in to the Amplify Console

The Amplify Console is where you build, manage, and host your Amplify applications. To log in, take the following steps:

  1. Log in to the AWS console
  2. Search for AWS Amplify in the console
  3. Select AWS Amplify to open the Amplify Console

Alternatively, click here to go straight to the Amplify Console

Create a new Studio app

To create a new Studio app, first log in to the Amplify Console. Once you've logged in, you can create a new app using the following steps:

If you have no apps in this region...

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  2. In the Amplify Studio section, select "Get started"
  3. Name your app, and select Confirm Deployment

If you already have apps in this region...

  1. Select New app in the upper right-hand corner
  2. Select Build an app from the dropdown menu
  3. Name your app, and select Confirm Deployment

Launch Studio

To launch Amplify Studio for your app, take the following steps:

  1. Log in to the AWS Amplify Console
  2. Select your app from the list of apps
  3. Select the Backend environments tab
  4. Select Launch Studio

Is your app missing from the list? Make sure the correct region is selected in the upper right-hand corner.

Add Studio to an existing project

If you have created a new Amplify project through the CLI, Studio will need to be activated before it can be launched. Use the following steps:

  1. Navigate to the AWS Amplify Console
  2. Select your app from the list of apps
  3. Select the Backend environments tab
  4. Select Set up Amplify Studio
  5. Toggle Enable Amplify Studio from Off to On
  6. After Studio has been successfully provisioned, navigate back to your app's information page
  7. Select Launch Studio to open Studio in a new browser tab

Next steps

You are ready to start creating and managing your application's backend in Amplify Studio. Recommended next steps: