# Get Started with EMQ X Cloud

Welcome to EMQ X Cloud! EMQ X Cloud is the first fully hosted MQTT 5.0 public cloud service in the world. With the support of EMQ X Cloud, you can create an EMQ X cluster on the cloud and use all the features of EMQ X Enterprise Edition. This allows you to spend more time on business connections and less time for EMQ X operation, maintenance, and management. This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating and connecting to EMQ X Cloud deployment. Before starting, let's review some core concepts and phrases:

  • Deployment: EMQ X Enterprise cluster hosted on EMQ X Cloud

  • Basic Plan: Single node version of EMQ X Enterprise

  • Professional Plan: An EMQ X Enterprise Edition cluster with separate networks, instances, and load balancing

If you have not yet created an account for EMQ X Cloud, the following steps will guide you through the creation of your account. You can also skip this step to view the console quick guide.

# Register Guide

# Register an account (opens new window)

Start at the EMQ X Cloud sign up page

  1. Enter your personal information:

    • Email
    • Password
    • Country / Region

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  1. Click Sign Up to register to create your account. EMQ X Cloud will automatically send a confirmation email to the email address you provided.
  2. Click on the link in the confirmation email to verify your new account. The link will verify your account and redirect you to the login page.
  3. Now you are ready to log in to EMQ X Cloud.

# Login to the account (opens new window)

If you've already registered an account, you could log in by the following steps:

  1. Go to EMQ X Cloud login page.
  2. Enter your email and password.
  3. Click Sign in to direct to the EMQ X Cloud page.

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# Forget Password (opens new window)

If you forget your password, you could click on Forget your password and enter your email address, we will send a verification email to your mailbox.

You can click Get back Password in the verification email to create a new password, then you will be redirected to the login page. Enter the new password, and select Sign in. login

# Console Guide

You can follow these steps shown below to quickly complete the EMQ X Cloud Console Guide.

  1. Visit EMQ X Cloud console (opens new window) and create a free trial deployment

    console

  2. Visit Authentication & ACL page to add authentication information

    authentication

  3. Click the menu on the left to get the deployment connection information and ports

    authentication

  4. Use the MQTT client or SDK that you are familiar with to connect to the deployment authentication

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