How do I change the region of an app with the App Platform?

On the info menu of my app, it shows the region: “New York”. When I click “Edit”, there is no option there to change the region. If it isn’t there, then where is it?

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Hello @lucariolu3d ,

There is no direct way to change location on the App due to the dependencies of the build. However, you can copy the same App spec and settings and then create a new app in desired location.

You can use API or doctl to update the region using the same App Spec. You can then delete the old app once this is up and running.

Refer to below link for the regions that we support currently on App Platform.

We request you to post your thoughts in below link:

Hope this helps!

Cheers, Sri Charan

Hi @lucariolu3d,

You can try the steps below to change the region of your app.

  1. Please go to the Settings tab of your app and download the app spec file.
  2. Modify the corresponding value for the region to your desired location. [Please note the region name should be a valid one. For instance it should be nyc for New York]
  3. Save the file and upload it back using the Settings tab.

Once the app is deployed successfully, the new region shall start reflecting.

I hope this helps!

Cheers, Taha Fatima