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Cannot Select a Region when Attempting to restore a droplet utilizing a snapshot

I was attempting to make a droplet from a snapshot I recently made from a droplet i recently closed but all the regions are unavailable.

I am using Ubuntu as the OS of the droplet, the droplet was working a day ago but I had to destroy it, so I had created a snapshot.

When I try to create a new droplet I can select a region but with the snapshot it states that “The Image you have selected is not available in this region” for every region.

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Snapshots start out tied to the region in which the were created. If you want to create a droplet from the snapshot in another region, you need to first move the snapshot to that region.

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/images/snapshots/how-to/change-regions/