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I want to ask about the estimated cost here ? why is the cost estimate column always big even though I have already put my money into this d

I want to ask about the estimated cost here ? why is the cost estimate column always big even though I have already put my money into this digital ocean? and every month the bill exceeds my count even though I only have a few IP but my bill is bigger than the count.


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Hey @muhammadnafis,

In our public community, we aim to answer open questions about anything SysAdmin, DigitalOcean and beyond. However, we make every attempt to keep personal information safe and so don’t ever access personal account information here. This means we can’t provide help with any account or billing-related issues.

You can check our Billing Docs here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/billing/

Hope that helps!

Hi @muhammadnafis,

The cost of your Droplet is based on two factors, the basic price + any bandwidth you exceed above the one you receive with the Droplet.

DigitalOcean billing cycles are monthly. Your account balance accrues over the course of the calendar month based on the cost of the resources you use. We are also required by law to apply taxes for certain countries.

Droplets include free outbound data transfer, starting at 1,000 GiB/month for the smallest plan. Excess data transfer is billed at $0.01/GiB. For example, the cost of 1,000 GiB of overage is $10. Inbound bandwidth to Droplets is always free.

More about that here;

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/billing/