Upgrade a 1 RMB trial subscription to a standard Pay-in-advance (PIA) subscription

You can upgrade your subscription to a standard Pay-in-advance (PIA) subscription at any time before the subscription is deleted.With a standard Pay-in-advance (PIA) subscription, you can enjoy a more comprehensive range of Azure services.You can pay to upgrade your subscription in any of three ways: Alipay, UnionPay, or wire transfer.This article explains the process for upgrading a 1 RMB Trial subscription to a standard Pay-in-advance (PIA) subscription.

Note

After you have signed an Azure Enterprise Agreement, you can change the 1 RMB Trial subscription or standard Pay-in-advance (PIA) subscription that you were previously using into an Enterprise Agreement and continue using it.For more information, see Upgrade to an Enterprise Agreement subscription.

  1. On the Azure China website, at the top right, select Log on to the Azure Portal and then, in the left pane, select Subscription.

    Screenshot of the Azure China website

  2. Select the 1 RMB Trial subscription that you want to upgrade to a PIA.

    Select upgrade to a 1 RMB Trial

  3. To manage your payment method, select Payment method.

    Manage the payment method

  4. To upgrade the subscription, select Upgrade now.

    Manage the payment method

  5. On the payment methods page, you can pay for your upgraded 1 RMB Trial subscription in any of three ways: Alipay, UnionPay, or wire transfer.Select the payment method that you want to use, and then complete the process.

    Note

    The minimum amount for online payments (including Alipay and UnionPay) is 1,000 RMB, and the minimum amount for wire transfers is 5,000 RMB. For more information about the wire transfer process, see Information about wire transfers.You can change the payment method as required for subsequent subscription upgrades.

  6. Once you have finished paying, the subscription upgrade will be complete and the system will automatically take you to the account management page.

    Successful upgrade confirmation window

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